Psephurus

noun
a genus of Polyodontidae
Syn: ↑genus Psephurus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polyodontidae, ↑family Polyodontidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Chinese paddlefish, ↑Psephurus gladis

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\\sə̇ˈfyu̇rəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek psēphos pebble + New Latin -urus
: a genus of ganoid fishes of the larger rivers of China that includes solely the Chinese paddlefish (P. gladius), is closely related to the American genus Polyodon, and is distinguished by a narrow high snout and greatly developed caudal fulcra

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  • Psephurus — Schwertstör Schwertstör (Psephurus gladius) Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Psephurus — azijiniai irklanosiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Psephurus angl. Chinese paddlefishes rus. китайские веслоносы; псефуры ryšiai: platesnis terminas – irklanosinės siauresnis terminas – kininis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • psephurus — pse·phu·rus …   English syllables

  • Psephurus gladius — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Pez espátula del Yangtze Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Psephurus gladius — Psep …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Psephurus gladius — Schwertstör Schwertstör (Psephurus gladius) Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Psephurus gladis — noun fish of larger rivers of China similar to the Mississippi paddlefish • Syn: ↑Chinese paddlefish • Hypernyms: ↑ganoid, ↑ganoid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Psephurus, ↑genus Psephurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psephurus gladius — kininis irklanosis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Psephurus gladius angl. Chinese paddlefish rus. китайский веслонос; псефур ryšiai: platesnis terminas – azijiniai irklanosiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • genus Psephurus — noun a genus of Polyodontidae • Syn: ↑Psephurus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Polyodontidae, ↑family Polyodontidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Китайский веслонос — Китайский веслонос …   Википедия

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