Definition of Genus Orchestia

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Orchestiidae.

Exact synonyms: Orchestia
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchestiidae, Orchestiidae
Member holonyms: Beach Flea, Sand Flea, Sand Hopper, Sandhopper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Orchestia

genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium
genus Onychium
genus Onychogalea
genus Onychomys
genus Opheodrys
genus Ophiodon
genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus
genus Opuntia
genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia (current term)
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus
genus Orites
genus Ormosia
genus Ornithogalum
genus Ornithorhynchus
genus Orontium
genus Ortalis

Literary usage of Genus Orchestia

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

1. A History of the British Sessile-eyed Crustacea by Charles Spence Bate, John Obadiah Westwood (1863)
"The genus Orchestia is perhaps the most cosmopolitan amongst the Crustacea, and may likewise be classed amongst the most terrestrial species of Amphipods. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the by Charles Spence Bate (1862)
"Dana having corroborated, induced him to divide the group which Miiller had united into the genus Orchestia, into three equal sub- ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"... of the genus Orchestia) at particular seasons, when a period of growth as opposed to one of reproduction is being initiated. It appears that the males, ..."

4. A Cornish Fauna: Being a Compendium of the Natural History of the County by Jonathan Couch, Richard Quiller Couch (1878)
"Dwelling in holes burrowed in the hot sand. In the summer they are abundant, in the winter they burrow into the sand. GENUS, ORCHESTIA. — Leach. ..."

5. Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall by Royal Institution of Cornwall (1875)
"Dwelling in holes burrowed in the hot sand. In the summer they are abundant, in the winter they burrow into the sand. GENUS, ORCHESTIA. — Leach. ..."

6. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"... another very frequent genus, Orchestia, sometimes much more terrestrial than the former ; the abundant Garn- marus of running water ; the wood-boring ..."

7. The New Zealand Journal of Science (1885)
"... which stand in groups of from five to seven together, t Fritz M tiller's other example is from the genus Orchestia; in Orchestia Darwinii there are two ..."

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