Definition of Eptatretus
1. Noun. A fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretus.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eptatretus
Literary usage of Eptatretus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... regards the species differ little, and frequent individual variations occur. eptatretus burgeri is found in Japan and eptatretus forsteri in Australia. ..."
2. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"Zingel Cloquet, 1817; "les cingles" Cuvier, called ZINGEL by Oken; type PERCA ZINGEL L. eptatretus (Duméril) Cloquet, XV, 134, 1819; ..."