Definition of Genus amphioxus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Amphioxidae.
Group relationships: Amphioxidae, Branchiostomidae, Family Amphioxidae, Family Branchiostomidae
Member holonyms: Amphioxus, Lancelet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Amphioxus
Literary usage of Genus amphioxus
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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 ..."