Definition of Genus amphioxus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Amphioxidae.




Genus Amphioxus Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Genus Amphioxus Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Amphioxus

genus Ambrosia
genus Ambystoma
genus Ameiurus
genus Amelanchier
genus Amia
genus Amianthum
genus Ammobium
genus Ammodytes
genus Ammotragus
genus Amoeba
genus Amorpha
genus Amorphophallus
genus Amphibolips
genus Amphicarpa
genus Amphicarpaea
genus Amphioxus
genus Amphiprion
genus Amphisbaena
genus Amphisbaenia
genus Amphiuma
genus Amsinckia
genus Amsonia
genus Amygdalus
genus Anabas
genus Anabrus
genus Anacardium
genus Anacyclus
genus Anadenanthera
genus Anagallis
genus Anagasta

Literary usage of Genus amphioxus

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

1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... which has but a single genus — Amphioxus (Figs. 341-344). A careful study of Amphioxus has brought forth convincing evidence that this animal is really ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"In fact we are told that the phylum contains only a single genus, Amphioxus, a statement so conservative as to be misleading. The remaining chapters treat ..."

3. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1881)
"... and genus (Amphioxus), each with the characters of the class. Laboratory Work.—The structure of the lancelet can only be Imperfectly made out by a ..."

4. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"Until recently but a single genus (Amphioxus) was recognized as belonging to this group, and this form, known for over a hundred years, ..."

5. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"... and genus (Amphioxus), each with the characters of the class. Laboratory Work.—The structure of the lancelet can only be imperfectly made out by a ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Genus amphioxus

Search for Genus amphioxus on Dictionary.com!Search for Genus amphioxus on Thesaurus.com!Search for Genus amphioxus on Google!Search for Genus amphioxus on Wikipedia!

Search