Definition of Genus micropterus
1. Noun. American freshwater black basses.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Centrarchidae, Family Centrarchidae
Member holonyms: Black Bass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Micropterus
Literary usage of Genus micropterus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"To the genus Micropterus belong the black bass (Micropterus salmoides) and the widely diffused Oswego bass (Micropterus pallidus). ..."
2. Book of the Black Bass, Comprising Its Complete Scientific and Life History by James Alexander Henshall (1881)
"Agassiz and others,! at least four or five species * On the Species of the Genus Micropterus (Lac. ..."
3. More about the Black Bass by James Alexander Henshall (1898)
"I may add here that it seems that the uame and characters of the genus Micropterus were based on a monstrous or mutilated specimen. ..."