genus Lepisosteus

noun
type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater gars
Syn: ↑Lepisosteus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepisosteidae, ↑family Lepisosteidae
Member Meronyms: ↑gar, ↑garfish, ↑garpike, ↑billfish, ↑Lepisosteus osseus

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  • Lepisosteus — Taxobox name = Lepisosteus fossil range = Late Cretaceous to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume = 364 …   Wikipedia

  • Lepisosteus — noun type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater gars • Syn: ↑genus Lepisosteus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepisosteidae, ↑family Lepisosteidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepisosteus osseus — noun primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth • Syn: ↑gar, ↑garfish, ↑garpike, ↑billfish • Hypernyms: ↑ganoid, ↑ganoid fish • Member Holonyms …   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

  • Lepisosteidae — noun comprises the genus Lepisosteus • Syn: ↑family Lepisosteidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ganoidei, ↑order Ganoidei • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alligator gar — Taxobox name = Alligator gar image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Lepisosteiformes familia = Lepisosteidae genus = Atractosteus species = A. spatula binomial = Atractosteus spatula binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • gar — gar1 /gahr/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) gar, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) gars. 1. Also called garfish, garpike. any predaceous freshwater fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North America, covered with hard, diamond shaped… …   Universalium

  • Pejelagarto — is the Spanish name for the large freshwater gar very common in the Mexican Southeast and particularly in the state of Tabasco. They are notable for their primitive appearance, and the family to which they belong, the Lepisosteidae, appeared… …   Wikipedia

  • Longnose gar — at the New England Aquarium. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • billfish — noun 1. primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth • Syn: ↑gar, ↑garfish, ↑garpike, ↑Lepisosteus osseus • Hypernyms: ↑ganoid, ↑ganoid fish …   Useful english dictionary

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