Definition of Genus Dactylopterus

1. Noun. A genus of Dactylopteridae.

Exact synonyms: Dactylopterus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Dactylopteridae, Family Dactylopteridae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dactylopterus

genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus (current term)
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta

Literary usage of Genus Dactylopterus

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

1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Spinous Gurnard. This is an abundant species, found generally along the coast. Genus DACTYLOPTERUS. ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1882)
"A few species—three only according to Dr. Giinther—are allied to the gurnards, and form the genus Dactylopterus ; while the greater number—forty-four as he ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Dactylopterus is characterized by pectoral fins, which are excessively developed, and composed of two parts, forming a large fin, which, ..."

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