Definition of Genus Pomacentrus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Pomacentridae: damselfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pomacentridae, Pomacentridae
Member holonyms: Beaugregory, Pomacentrus Leucostictus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomacentrus
Literary usage of Genus Pomacentrus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The first of the families of the present sectional group takes its name from the genus Pomacentrus, which, together with the allied genera, ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Genus POMACENTRUS Gill. Bairdii, formerly referred to it, belonging to another. The two species may This genus includes only two Californian species, ..."