Definition of Genus Chalcis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Chalcididae.

Exact synonyms: Chalcis
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Chalcidae, Chalcididae, Family Chalcidae, Family Chalcididae
Member holonyms: Chalcis Fly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chalcis

genus Cereus
genus Certhia
genus Cervus
genus Ceryle
genus Cestrum
genus Cestum
genus Ceterach
genus Cetonia
genus Cetorhinus
genus Cetraria
genus Chaenactis
genus Chaenomeles
genus Chaenopsis
genus Chaetodipterus
genus Chaetodon
genus Chalcis (current term)
genus Chalcostigma
genus Chamaea
genus Chamaecrista
genus Chamaecyparis
genus Chamaecytisus
genus Chamaedaphne
genus Chamaeleo
genus Chamaeleon
genus Chamaemelum
genus Chara
genus Charadrius
genus Charina
genus Charronia
genus Chateura

Literary usage of Genus Chalcis

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1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"... an operation which thoir long bristle-like ovipositors enable them readily to perform : here, as in the genus Chalcis, the body is compressed. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"The number of joints of the antennae never exceeds twelve. We may refer the various genera established in this tribe to the genus CHALCIS, Fab. ..."

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