Definition of Genus mysis
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Mysidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Mysidae, Mysidae
Member holonyms: Opossum Shrimp
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mysis
Literary usage of Genus mysis
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1. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"The two anterior pairs in the genus Mysis have their basal joints enlarged to form jaws and consequently are distinguished as maxillipeds, ..."
2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1829)
"The memoir on the genus Mysis, or Opossum- shrimp, a small group of the Crustacea, is not only instructive, but must prove amusing, even to those who in ..."
3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1829)
"The present number contains two memoirs, one on the metamorphoses of the Crustacea, and on the genus Zoea ; the second on the genus Mysis, or Opossum-shrimp ..."
4. On the Senses, Instincts, and Intelligence of Animals: With Special by John Lubbock (1889)
"In one of the lower forms, however—the curious genus Mysis— the ear is situated in the tail. The genus Mysis (Fig. 61) is a group of Crustaceans, ..."
5. European Animals: Their Geological History and Geographical Distribution by Robert Francis Scharff (1907)
"Finally, there occur in the Caspian two shrimps of the genus Mysis. When discussing the Irish fauna, I mentioned (p. 27) that a species belonging to this ..."
6. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"Mysis-stage—A stage in the development of certain Crustaceans (Prawns), in which they closely resemble the adults of a genus (Mysis) belonging to a slightly ..."
7. The Natural History of the British Entomostraca by William Baird (1850)
"... Bosc, and Desmarest, Latreille, Olivier, and Risso; the three latter authors, however, referring the species described to the genus Mysis. ..."