Definition of Genus oligoplites

1. Noun. Leatherjackets.

Exact synonyms: Oligoplites
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Leatherjack, Leatherjacket



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oligoplites

genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium
genus Oenanthe
genus Oenothera
genus Oestrus
genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia
genus Oligoplites
genus Oligoporus
genus Ommastrephes
genus Omphalotus
genus Onchorynchus
genus Oncidium
genus Ondatra
genus Oniscus
genus Onobrychis
genus Onoclea
genus Ononis
genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium
genus Onychium

Literary usage of Genus oligoplites

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

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"In the New World genus Oligoplites the scales are reduced to linear ridges imbedded in the skin at different angles. ..."

2. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus OLIGOPLITES Gill. Leather-jackets. The leather-jackets are easily recognizable by their greatly compressed, ..."

3. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"The American species belong to the subgenus or genus Oligoplites, characterized by the toothless pterygoids and the peculiar scales. ..."

4. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1883)
"Species numerous in the tropical seas. The American species belong to the subgenus or genus Oligoplites, characterized by the toothless ..."

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