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Definition of the noun Ammocrypta
What does Ammocrypta mean as a name of something?
Ammocrypta is a genus of Percidae, described by Jordan in 1877.
- synonyms: genus Ammocrypta / Pleurolepis / genus Pleurolepis / Vigil / genus Vigil
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Perciformes
- family: Percidae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Ammocrypta is a subgenus of Ammocrypta.
Phrases with Ammocrypta
Phrases starting with the word Ammocrypta:
- Ammocrypta beani
- Ammocrypta clara
- Ammocrypta vivax
- Ammocrypta beanii
- Ammocrypta asprella
- Ammocrypta bifascia
- Ammocrypta meridiana
- Ammocrypta pellucida
- Ammocrypta Pellucidum
Phrase ending with the word Ammocrypta:
Other phrases containing the word Ammocrypta:
- species Ammocrypta beani
- species Ammocrypta clara
- species Ammocrypta vivax
- species Ammocrypta beanii
- species Ammocrypta asprella
- species Ammocrypta bifascia
- species Ammocrypta meridiana
- species Ammocrypta pellucida
- Species Ammocrypta Pellucidum
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ammocrypta
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The American Darters (2015)
by Robert A. Kuehne, Roger W. Barbour
Ammocrypta is the smallest genus of darters and in many respects is the most distinctive. We refer to them collectively as the sand darters, though some authorities would exclude the crystal darter. Morphologically the genus is intermediate ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
SAND-DARTER, a genus (Ammocrypta) of small fresh-water fishes (see Darter), whose species, especially A. pellucida, common in the mid-continent streams, buries itself in the sandy bottom with astonishing quickness and completeness.
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
A few others of the larger ones have received other names locally, as the sand- darter (Ammocrypta pellucida), indicating the preference of its genus for sandy bottoms. (See Plate of Darters ANn SuNrrsH.) Excellent popular accounts will be ...
Ammocrypta (am-ó-kriptă), n. [NL., (Gr. auAuoc, sand, + xpvrróc, hidden, verbal adj. of xpiTrew, hide.] A genus of percoid fishes known as sand-divers, of the subfamily Etheostominae, or darters. These fishes have a long subcylindric pellucid ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
Ammocrypta (am-Q-kriptă), n. [NL., (Gr. duHog, sand, + spvrróg, hidden, verbal adj. of KpiTreuv, hide..] A genus of percoid fishes known as sand-divers, of the subfamily Etheostomina, or darters. These fishes have a long subcylindric pellucid ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
Ammocrypta (am-ö-kriptá), n. [NL., (Gr. duuor, sand, + xpvrróg, hidden, verbal adj. of Kpffrretv, hide..] A genus of percoid fishes known as sand-divers, of the subfamily Etheostomina, or darters. These fishes have a long subcylindric pellucid ...
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Photo about Ammocrypta
Scaly sand darter (Ammocrypta vivax)
Photo credit: Charles & Clint
Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1C3R1Y4P3T1A1
The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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