Definition of Genus Argiope
1. Noun. The type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Argiopidae, Family Argiopidae, Orb-weaver
Member holonyms: Argiope Aurantia, Black And Gold Garden Spider
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Argiope
Literary usage of Genus Argiope
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1. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"King with respect to the generic position of this species, and referred it to the genus Argiope; but I cannot help observing that in all the species of ..."
2. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"Genus ARGIOPE (Ar-gi'o-pe) The members of this genus can be distinguished from all other members of this subfamily occurring in our fauna by the form of the ..."
3. A Manual of Palæontology for the Use of Students with a General Introduction by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1879)
"The genus Argiope, ranging from the Cretaceous to the present day, is distinguished from Terebratula by the form of its brachial loop, which is attached to ..."
4. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1876)
"Another undetermined form was also collected by Mr. Walker in the Coralline Oolite series at Ay ton Quarry, near Scarborough. Genus ARGIOPE ..."