Definition of Genus Pomacentrus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pomacentridae: damselfishes.

Exact synonyms: Pomacentrus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pomacentridae, Pomacentridae
Member holonyms: Beaugregory, Pomacentrus Leucostictus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pomacentrus

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
genus Pomacentrus (current term)
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
genus Porphyra

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, ..."

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