Definition of Genus Arcella

1. Noun. Type genus of the Arcellidae.

Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Arcellidae, Family Arcellidae
Member holonyms: Arcella



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arcella

genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia
genus Aramus
genus Aranea
genus Araneus
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella (current term)
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx
genus Arctostaphylos

Literary usage of Genus Arcella

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to General Biology by William Thompson Sedgwick, Edmund Beecher Wilson (1899)
"One of the commonest fresh-water forms is the genus Arcella (Fig. 86, O), which even in the active phase is surrounded by a brown horny membrane ("shell") ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1874)
"Of the genus Arcella, A. vulgaris and A. dentata, with their varieties, are common with us. In the genus Difflugia the likeness of our species to those of ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"Quantitative relations between chromatin and cytoplasm in the genus Arcella, with their relations to external characters: RW HEGNER. (Bead by title. ..."

4. Aquatic Microscopy for Beginners: Or, Common Objects from the Ponds and Ditches by Alfred Cheatham Stokes (1918)
"Another genus, Arcella, secretes from its body a brown shell of delicate membrane, which with a high power is seen to be formed in minute ..."

5. The Microscope by Jabez Hogg (1856)
"In the genus Arcella, from which the family derives its name, the shell is somewhat of a bell-shape, with a very large round opening. ..."

6. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"Quantitative relations between chromatin and cytoplasm in the genus Arcella, with their relations to external characters. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sei. 6: 19-22. ..."

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