Definition of Genus sagitta
1. Noun. Chief genus of Chaetognatha including the largest arrowworms.
Group relationships: Chaetognatha, Phylum Chaetognatha
Member holonyms: Sagitta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sagitta
Literary usage of Genus sagitta
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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"HUXLEY made some observations upon the structure of the anomalous genus Sagitta, which has already been more than once a subject of discussion at the ..."
2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1852)
"Observations on the genus sagitta. By THOMAS H. HUXLEY, FRS, Assistant-Surgeon RN Mr. Huxley made some observations upon the structure of the anomalous ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"genus sagitta The genus Sagitta as revised by Fowler (:06) includes twenty- one species. Their general horizontal and vertical distribution is shown in the ..."
4. An Essay on Classification by Louis Agassiz (1859)
"H ), Observations on the genus Sagitta. Rep. Brit. Ass. for 1851, p. 77.—DARWIN (Cn.), Observations on the Structure and Propagation of the genus Sagitta. ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1844)
"... belonging to the same genus, inhabiting the Mediterranean sea, which enabled him to refer them to the genus Sagitta of Quoy and Gaimard, placed by those ..."