Definition of Genus rutilus
1. Noun. Roaches.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Roach, Rutilus Rutilus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rutilus
Literary usage of Genus rutilus
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1. Ichthyologia Ohiensis, Or, Natural History of the Fishes Inhabiting the by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Richard Ellsworth Call (1899)
"Vent posterior nearer to the tail. Abdominal fins with nine rays. Mouth large and with lips. Scales large. I call this genus Rutilus, in the supposition ..."
2. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1844)
"In strict conformity to Rafinesque's arrangement, this species should, perhaps, have been placed under his genus Rutilus. ..."