Definition of Genus hippobosca

1. Noun. Type genus of the Hippoboscidae.

Exact synonyms: Hippobosca
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Hippoboscidae, Hippoboscidae
Member holonyms: Hippobosca Equina, Horse Tick, Horsefly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hippobosca

genus Heteromeles
genus Heteroscelus
genus Heterotheca
genus Heuchera
genus Hevea
genus Hexagrammos
genus Hexalectris
genus Hexamita
genus Hexanchus
genus Hibbertia
genus Hibiscus
genus Hieracium
genus Himantoglossum
genus Himantopus
genus Hippeastrum
genus Hippobosca
genus Hippocampus
genus Hippocrepis
genus Hippodamia
genus Hippoglossoides
genus Hippoglossus
genus Hippopotamus
genus Hipposideros
genus Hippotragus
genus Hipsurus
genus Hirudo
genus Hirundo
genus Hoheria
genus Holarrhena
genus Holbrookia

Literary usage of Genus hippobosca

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Some—Coriaces, Lat.—(2) have a very distinct head articulated with the anterior extremity of the thorax. They form the genus HIPPOBOSCA, Lin. Fab. ..."

2. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"... left * 2—right. natural size (After THEILER) (a) genus hippobosca. Wings large, obtuse. No ocelli ; arista nude ; legs long and extended. ..."

3. Handbook of Instructions for Collectors by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"The genus Hippobosca is probably represented throughout the world, and, with one exception,t its seven or eight species are FIG. 11. ..."

4. Our Domestic Animals in Health and Disease by John Gamgee (1863)
"This species is the type of the genus Hippobosca, in which the eyes are large and distinct, being placed at the sides of the head; the antennae are in the ..."

5. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"... forming the fifth stirps, is composed of a small group of parasitic insects of very peculiar structure, forming the Linnaean genus HIPPOBOSCA* Fig. 133. ..."

6. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The pupae are soft and white at first, but soon become hard and brown. The Genus Hippobosca nestles in the hair of the horse; Ornithomyia lives in the ..."

7. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"The pupae are soft and white at first, but soon become hard and brown. The Genus Hippobosca nestles in the hair of the horse; Ornithomyia lives in the ..."

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