genus Lepomis

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Noun1.genus Lepomis - breamgenus Lepomis - bream          
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Lepomis gibbosus, pumpkinseed - small brilliantly colored North American sunfish
bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus - important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
Lepomis punctatus, spotted sunfish, stumpknocker - inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish
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The sunfish genus Lepomis is comprised of 12 species endemic to eastern North America: Lepomis auritus (redbreast sunfish); L.
First, we investigate the phylogenetic utility of the nuclear gene beta-actin using the sunfish genus Lepomis as the exemplar.