Definition of Lactophrys
1. Noun. A genus of Ostraciidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Ostraciidae, Family Ostraciontidae, Ostraciidae
Member holonyms: Cowfish, Lactophrys Quadricornis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lactophrys
Literary usage of Lactophrys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The three-angled species, called lactophrys, are native chiefly to_ the West Indies, ... lactophrys tricornis of the West Indies has long " FIG. 522. ..."
2. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"lactophrys TRICORNIS Linnaeus (Horn-fish). This species is rather common from ... lactophrys TRIGONUS Linnaeus (Trunk-fish). West Indies north to Key West, ..."