Definition of Genus Notropis

1. Noun. Shiners.

Exact synonyms: Notropis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Common Shiner, Notropis Cornutus, Silversides

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Notropis

genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis (current term)
genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida
genus Nuphar
genus Nuytsia
genus Nyctaginia
genus Nyctereutes
genus Nycticebus
genus Nycticorax
genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus

Literary usage of Genus Notropis

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

1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1892)
"It is one of the most beautiful fishes in the genus. Notropis deliciosos Girard.—Des Moines river, Des Moines and Ft. Dodge; Raccoon river at Des Moines, ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"In the genus Notropis, each river basin in the Southern States has its series of different and mostly highly colored species. The presence of Notropis ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus NOTROPIS Rafinesque. Minnows and Shiners. A very numerous genus or group of small fishes, abundant in fresh waters all over the eastern and central ..."

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