Definition of Genus Polyodon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Polyodontidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Polyodontidae, Polyodontidae
Member holonyms: Duckbill, Paddlefish, Polyodon Spathula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polyodon
Literary usage of Genus Polyodon
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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1885)
"genus Polyodon, Lacepede. P. spathula, Walbaum. Paddle Fish, Spoon-bill Cat, Duck-bill Cat. A number of specimens have been taken from the Kansas river at ..."
2. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Only two genera known, one Chinese, the other American. Genus POLYODON Lacepede. Paddle-fishes. This genus, which includes a single species, has numerous ..."
3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Other species are described from the northern waters, the rivers of the NW coast, and from Lake Superior, by Richardson and Agassiz.—The genus polyodon ..."