Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ichthyology, a genus of sparoid fishes, properly called Diplodus, typical of the subfamily Sargina. Various limits have been given to it; and the American sheepshead was included in it by the old authors.
- n. In entomology, a genus of dipterous insects.
“Some few breed in autumn: as, for instance, the saupe and the sargus, and such others of this sort as breed shortly before the autumn equinox; likewise the electric ray and the angel-fish.”
“(Digenea; Mesometridae) rectal parasite Diplodus sargus (Teleostei, Sparidae) theern Mediterranean”
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