Definition of Genus Polyodon

1. Noun. Type genus of the Polyodontidae.

Exact synonyms: Polyodon
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Polyodontidae, Polyodontidae
Member holonyms: Duckbill, Paddlefish, Polyodon Spathula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polyodon

genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila
genus Polistes
genus Pollachius
genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon (current term)
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo

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 ..."

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