Definition of Genus Lactophrys

1. Noun. A genus of Ostraciidae.

Exact synonyms: Lactophrys
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Ostraciidae, Family Ostraciontidae, Ostraciidae
Member holonyms: Cowfish, Lactophrys Quadricornis



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lactophrys

genus Koellia
genus Kogia
genus Kohleria
genus Kolkwitzia
genus Kosteletzya
genus Krigia
genus Krypterophaneron
genus Kyphosus
genus Lablab
genus Laburnum
genus Laccopetalum
genus Lacerta
genus Lachnolaimus
genus Lactarius
genus Lactobacillus
genus Lactophrys (current term)
genus Lactuca
genus Laelia
genus Lagarostrobus
genus Lagenaria
genus Lagenophera
genus Lagerstroemia
genus Lagidium
genus Lagodon
genus Lagopus
genus Lagorchestes
genus Lagostomus
genus Lagothrix
genus Laguncularia
genus Lama

Literary usage of Genus Lactophrys

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"X Genus LACTOPHRYS Swainson. Three-angled Trunk-fishes. In this genus the shell or box present 3 well-marked angles, the ventral surface being broad and ..."

2. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"There is but one North American genus, Lactophrys. The species L. cameli- nus, (camel-like,) has the back elevated into a spine, and is three and a half ..."

3. The Fishes of North Carolina by Hugh McCormick Smith (1907)
"Genus LACTOPHRYS Swainson. Three-angled Trunk-fishes. In this genus the shell or box present 3 well-marked angles, the ventral surface being broad and ..."

4. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1905)
"... 3-angled species, a type confined to the West Indian region and taken as a distinct genus, Lactophrys, by us in our Fishes of North and Middle America. ..."

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