Definition of Psettichthys
1. Noun. A genus of Soleidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Soleidae, Soleidae
Member holonyms: Psettichthys Melanostichus, Sand Sole
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psettichthys
Literary usage of Psettichthys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1862)
"psettichthys, sp., Girard in Proc. Acad. Nat. Sc. Philad. 1854, p. 140. Citharichthys, Bleek, in Compt. Rend. Acad. Sc. Amsterd. xiii. ..."
2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"psettichthys, GRD. in Proc. A cad. Nat. Sc. Philad. VII, 1854, 140. The general aspect of this genus is elongated, and reminds us of Solea, which analogy is ..."
3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The single species of 'psettichthys is P. melanostictus. This is one of the most common flounders on the Pacific Coast from Monterey Bay to Sitka, ..."