Definition of Genus Palinurus
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Palinuridae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Palinuridae, Palinuridae
Member holonyms: Crawfish, Crayfish, Langouste, Rock Lobster, Sea Crawfish, Spiny Lobster
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Literary usage of Genus Palinurus
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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"... is the young of the genus Palinurus. The larvae of most of the Decapod Crustacea have the largest amount of development commencing with the cephalon and ..."
2. Natural History of the American Lobster by Francis Hobart Herrick (1911)
"The large and handsome spiny or thorny lobsters (family Palinuridae) are represented chiefly by the single genus Palinurus. The langouste of the French, ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"In my last Report are given figures of tho young of the genus Palinurus, an animal that has excited considerable attention amongst ..."
4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1866)
"... and compares it the genus Palinurus, and (/. c. Jan. 9, 1865, p. 94) he describes with that of the larvae of decapod crustaceans. ..."
5. The Entomologist's Text Book: An Introduction to the Natural History by John Obadiah Westwood (1838)
"... owe to the noise which they make in swimming: they burrow in clayey soils close to the shore. The genus Palinurus includes some of the largest of the ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... following the rudder, and doubtless attracted by the refuse thrown overboard, is a small fish of the genus Palinurus allied to the mackerel family, ..."
7. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1833)
"The cancer homarus is a part of the genus Palinurus, of which we shall presently speak. We shall next briefly notice that very curious genus the PAGURUS. ..."