Definition of Genus Menopon
1. Noun. Chicken lice.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Mallophaga, Order Mallophaga
Member holonyms: Chicken Louse, Menopon Gallinae, Menopon Palladum, Shaft Louse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Menopon
Literary usage of Genus Menopon
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1. New Mallophaga by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Robert Evens Snodgrass (1896)
"I refer the species to the genus Menopon, for it is evidently more closely allied to this genus than to any other one so far established. ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"... a division of the third antennal segment into two segments in the case of several undoubted species of the large and rather heterogeneous genus Menopon, ..."
3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"Piaget has suspected that both these species are merely rather aberrant members of the genus Menopon, which position, as regards the species malleus, ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1907)
"The remaining members of the genus Menopon present in contrast these characters: "abdomen oval-elongate, rounded oval, or almost round; male smaller than ..."