genus Hypentelium

noun
a genus of fish in the family Catostomidae
Syn: ↑Hypentelium
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Catostomidae, ↑family Catostomidae

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  • Hypentelium — noun a genus of fish in the family Catostomidae • Syn: ↑genus Hypentelium • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Catostomidae, ↑family Catostomidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catostomidae — Taxobox name = Suckers fossil range = Middle Eocene Present image caption = quillback, Carpiodes cyprinus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes subordo = Cobitoidea familia = Catostomidae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern hogsucker — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Catostomidae — noun suckers; closely related to the family Cyprinidae • Syn: ↑family Catostomidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cypriniformes, ↑order Cypriniformes • Member Meron …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Catostomidae — noun suckers; closely related to the family Cyprinidae • Syn: ↑Catostomidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Cypriniformes, ↑order Cypriniformes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog sucker — noun widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams • Syn: ↑hog molly, ↑Hypentelium nigricans • Hypernyms: ↑sucker * * * noun : a No. American fish (Hypentelium nigricans) of the family Catostomidae that is brassy olive marked with brown, is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone roller — ☆ stone roller n. 1. any of a genus (Campostoma) of North American freshwater cyprinoid fishes that hollow out a nest in gravelly stream beds 2. any of a genus (Hypentelium) of sucker fishes of rocky streams * * * …   Universalium

  • stone roller — ☆ stone roller n. 1. any of a genus (Campostoma) of North American freshwater cyprinoid fishes that hollow out a nest in gravelly stream beds 2. any of a genus (Hypentelium) of sucker fishes of rocky streams …   English World dictionary

  • hog sucker — any of several suckers of the genus Hypentelium, inhabiting cool streams of eastern North America and characterized by a broad head that is concave above. Also called hogmolly. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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