Definition of Chirocephalus
1. Noun. Fairy shrimp; brine shrimp.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Anostraca, Order Anostraca
Member holonyms: Fairy Shrimp, Artemia Salina, Brine Shrimp
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Literary usage of Chirocephalus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Spolia Zeylanica by National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon, Colombo Museum (1907)
"... for example, chirocephalus spini- caudatus, Simon, ... are indeed present in more than one species ; for example, chirocephalus grubei (Dybowski) and ..."
2. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1853)
"In the case of chirocephalus this provision becomes repeatedly necessary during the ... The ponds inhabited by the chirocephalus, in fact, are merely pools ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"As to C, the genus chirocephalus, I have reason to suspect in the lobed and ... The successive appearance of chirocephalus and Streptocephalus in one and ..."
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