Definition of Polydactylus

1. Noun. A genus of Polynemidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Polydactylus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Polynemidae, Polynemidae
Member holonyms: Barbu, Polydactylus Virginicus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polydactylus

Polya's operation
Polya gastrectomy
Polyangiaceae
Polyangium
Polyanna
Polyborus
Polyborus cheriway audubonii
Polyborus plancus
Polybotria
Polybotria cervina
Polybotrya
Polybotrya cervina
Polycillin
Polycirrus
Polydactylus (current term)
Polydactylus virginicus
Polyergus
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum

Literary usage of Polydactylus

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

1. Outlines of Oryctology: An Introduction to the Study of Fossil Organic by James Parkinson (1822)
"A. polydactylus, in MOUNTAIN LIMESTONE of the Mendip-hills and Caldy Island. A. l<Evis in MOUNTAIN LIMESTONE of Mitchel Dean. ..."

2. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Polydactylus approximans, the raton of western Mexico, ... Polydactylus plebejus is common in Japan and other species range through Polynesia. ..."

3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Polydactylus differs from ... pectoral filaments usually 9 ; opercularis, 262 Polydactylus approximans. whose only vernacular name is raton, is found on the ..."

4. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Shoulder-girdle of a Threadfin, Polydactylus approximans (Lay & Bennett). line extends on the ... Most of the species belong to the genus Polydactylus. ..."

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