: the type genus of Cyprinodontidae comprising killifishes of tropical fresh and brackish waters that may be an important factor in mosquito control in certain areas

Word History


New Latin, from Latin cyprinus, a kind of carp + New Latin -odon

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“Cyprinodon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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