Definition of Genus cyamus
1. Noun. Whale lice.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Amphipoda, Order Amphipoda
Member holonyms: Whale Louse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cyamus
Literary usage of Genus cyamus
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1. A History of the British Sessile-eyed Crustacea by Charles Spence Bate, John Obadiah Westwood (1868)
"With the Amphipoda the Isopoda are closely connected through the aberrant families of each order. In the genus Cyamus the lowest form of Amphipod with which ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1835)
"... almost, if not quite amounting to metamorphosis, taking place in several genera of the Crustacea Iso- poda, in one genus (Cyamus, Latr. ..."