Definition of Genus Terebella

1. Noun. Type genus of Terebellidae; tube-forming marine polychete worms with many filamentous tentacles.

Exact synonyms: Terebella
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Family Terebellidae, Terebellidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Terebella

genus Taurotragus
genus Tautoga
genus Tautogolabrus
genus Taxidea
genus Taxodium
genus Taxus
genus Tectaria
genus Tectona
genus Telanthera
genus Tellima
genus Telopea
genus Templetonia
genus Tenrec
genus Tephrosia
genus Terebella (current term)
genus Teredo
genus Termes
genus Terrapene
genus Terrietia
genus Testudo
genus Tethus
genus Tetraclinis
genus Tetragonia
genus Tetragonurus
genus Tetrahymena
genus Tetraneuris
genus Tetrao
genus Tetrapturus
genus Teucrium

Literary usage of Genus Terebella

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

1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1878)
"... the most complete observations which we possess at the present day on the development of Annelida of the genus Terebella are those of Milne-Edwards ..."

2. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1853)
"indicates a transition from the typical Amphitrite to the genus Terebella (fig. 1. PI. XIV.). In all the species of the latter geims the branchial organs ..."

3. Handbook of Zoology by Jan van der Hoeven (1856)
"(spec, of genus Terebella GM.) Mouth bilabiate, transverse; upper lip produced, surrounded by numerous long tentacles. Rudiments of feet with a double row ..."

4. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1891)
"These tubes he compares with those that are constructed by tbn modern genus Terebella which consist of grains of sand and fragments of shells attached to a ..."

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