Definition of Genus Leuciscus
1. Noun. A genus of fish including: dace, chub.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Dace, Leuciscus Leuciscus, Chub, Leuciscus Cephalus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Leuciscus
Literary usage of Genus Leuciscus
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1. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"... barbel this species might be very properly placed in the genus Leuciscus. ... which have been referred to the genus Leuciscus, have, as far as I know, ..."
2. Ichthyologia Ohiensis, Or, Natural History of the Fishes Inhabiting the by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Richard Ellsworth Call (1899)
"... but as the genus Cyprinus forms now a large family, and that even the genus Leuciscus must be divided, since it contains more than one hundred anomalous ..."
3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... Aspius, and Gobio are found in regions now inhabited by these genera, and many species are referred to the great genus Leuciscus, ..."
4. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1844)
"It appears to me unquestionable that this species ought to be placed in the genus Leuciscus. The singular position of the mouth seems at first sight to ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1906)
"... placed in the genus Leuciscus) is also the sole representative in Africa of a genus inhabiting Europe north of the Pyrenees and Alps and South-Western ..."