Definition of Genus pholis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pholidae: gunnels.

Exact synonyms: Pholis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pholidae, Family Pholididae, Pholidae
Member holonyms: Butterfish, Pholis Gunnellus, Rock Gunnel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pholis

genus Philophylla
genus Phlebodium
genus Phlebotomus
genus Phleum
genus Phlomis
genus Phlox
genus Phoca
genus Phocaena
genus Phoenicophorium
genus Phoeniculus
genus Phoenicurus
genus Phoenix
genus Pholas
genus Pholidota
genus Pholiota
genus Pholis
genus Pholistoma
genus Phoradendron
genus Photinia
genus Photoblepharon
genus Phoxinus
genus Phragmipedium
genus Phragmites
genus Phrynosoma
genus Phthirius
genus Phthirus
genus Phthorimaea
genus Phyllitis
genus Phyllium
genus Phyllocladus

Literary usage of Genus pholis

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

1. First- Second Annual Report Upon the Natural History and Geology of the by Ezekiel Holmes, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1862)
"genus pholis, Fleming. GEN. Crun. Body elongated, dorsal fin extending along the back, and composed of simple flexible rays. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... and to the very closely related genus Pholis was assigned another species named Pholis sub- ..."

3. The American Catalogue of Books: (original and Reprints,) Published in the by James Kelly (1866)
"On the respiration of the Fishes of the Blenny family and genus Pholis. Dr. Kneeland. An account of a monstrosity. The President. Micro-Photography, or the ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1843)
"... it being a genuine member of the genus Pholis of Fleming. PHOLIS BUFO. P.fusco-nigrescens, versicolor, max pallide cervina, nigro maculata et punctata, ..."

5. A Conchological Manual by George Brettingham Sowerby (1852)
"A common name given to shells of the genus PhoLis, on account of their cylindrical form and consequent resemblance to the fruit. ..."

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