Definition of Genus Platichthys

1. Noun. A genus of Pleuronectidae.

Exact synonyms: Platichthys
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Pleuronectidae, Pleuronectidae
Member holonyms: European Flatfish, Platichthys Flesus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Platichthys

genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys (current term)
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium
genus Platymiscium
genus Platypoecilus
genus Platystemon
genus Plautus
genus Plecotus
genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus

Literary usage of Genus Platichthys

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

1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... but is often seen in the markets. Its flesh is of delicate flavour and the fish finds a ready sale. The genus Platichthys contains a single species, ..."

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