Definition of Lumpenus
1. Noun. A genus of Stichaeidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Stichaeidae, Stichaeidae
Member holonyms: Lumpenus Lumpretaeformis, Snakeblenny, Eelblenny
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumpenus
Literary usage of Lumpenus
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 (1861)
"... et lumpenus, Ni/ss. Skand. Faun. iv. p. 190. Body elongate, covered with very small scales; lateral line more or less distinct; sometimes several ..."
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)
"Nilsson sub-divides still further the species heretofore referred to lumpenus, ... maculatus of Fries, lumpenus aculeatus, Reinh., and allied species. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Afh. vii., lumpenus gracilis Reinhardt. Kr. Nat. Tid. (3) i., 282. ... lumpenus Fabrica Reinh., Vid. Selsk. Forh. 1832—5, p. ex. ..."