Definition of Genus Arcella
1. Noun. Type genus of the Arcellidae.
Group relationships: Arcellidae, Family Arcellidae
Member holonyms: Arcella
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arcella
Literary usage of Genus Arcella
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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. ..."