Definition of Genus scorpaena

1. Noun. Type genus of the Scorpaenidae: scorpionfishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Scorpaena

genus Sciurus
genus Scleranthus
genus Scleroderma
genus Sclerotinia
genus Sclerotium
genus Scolopax
genus Scolopendrium
genus Scolymus
genus Scolytus
genus Scomber
genus Scomberesox
genus Scomberomorus
genus Scombresox
genus Scophthalmus
genus Scopolia
genus Scorpaena
genus Scorzonera
genus Scrophularia
genus Scutellaria
genus Scutigera
genus Scutigerella
genus Sebastiana
genus Sebastodes
genus Secale
genus Sedum
genus Seismosaurus
genus Seiurus
genus Selaginella
genus Selar
genus Selenarctos

Literary usage of Genus scorpaena

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... described by Dr. Shaw, in White's Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales. The disgusting genus scorpaena has, in addition jo the Linnaean species, ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"In the genus scorpaena, which, from its unsightly appearance and fancied dangerous qualities, has received the names of scorpion, toad, sea-devil, &c., ..."

3. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1855)
"... and, the genus Scorpaena, in addition to spines, exhibits membranous or cutaneous flaps or appendages, which give to it a very unprepossessing ..."

4. Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1904)
"... On a new species of moa; Description of a remarkable fish from Mauritius belonging to the genus scorpaena; On the occurrence of a rare fish (lophotes ..."

5. Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1895- 1902 by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1907)
"... remarkable fish from Mauritius belonging to the genus scorpaena; On the occurrence of a rare fish (lophotes ..."

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