Definition of Genus Terebella
1. Noun. Type genus of Terebellidae; tube-forming marine polychete worms with many filamentous tentacles.
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Family Terebellidae, Terebellidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Terebella
Literary usage of Genus Terebella
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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 ..."