Definition of Lactophrys

1. Noun. A genus of Ostraciidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lactophrys
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Ostraciidae, Family Ostraciontidae, Ostraciidae
Member holonyms: Cowfish, Lactophrys Quadricornis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lactophrys

Lactobacillus delbrueckii
Lactobacillus fermentum
Lactobacillus fructivorans
Lactobacillus helveticus
Lactobacillus heterohiochi
Lactobacillus hilgardii
Lactobacillus homohiochii
Lactobacillus lactis
Lactobacillus leichmannii
Lactobacillus plantarum
Lactobacillus salivarius
Lactobacillus trichodes
Lactobacillus viridescens
Lactophrys quadricornis
Lactuca sativa
Lactuca sativa asparagina
Lactuca sativa capitata
Lactuca sativa crispa
Lactuca sativa longifolia
Lactuca scariola
Lactuca serriola
Ladd's band
Ladd's operation

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, ..."

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