Definition of Genus Pomacanthus

1. Noun. Angelfishes.

Exact synonyms: Pomacanthus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Chaetodontidae, Family Chaetodontidae
Member holonyms: Angelfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomacanthus

genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus (current term)
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus

Literary usage of Genus Pomacanthus

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

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"... 217, confounds it with the next species. Pomacanthus Paru Cuv., 7, 205. Following Mr. Gill, I suppress the genus Pomacanthus of Cuvier, ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... blackish with white circles, are found with other species in the same waters. The genus Pomacanthus ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Only one genus (Pomacanthus), with a single species, is confined to the West Atlantic. FAMILY 9. ..."

4. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The genus Pomacanthus includes American fishes only; they are larger than the species of Holacanthus, and have about 10 spines in the dorsal fin instead of ..."

5. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"The genus Pomacanthus includes American fishes only; they are larger than the species of Holacanthus, and have about 10 spines in the dorsal fin instead of ..."

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