Definition of Order octopoda
1. Noun. Octopuses and paper nautilus.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, Subclass Dibranchia, Subclass Dibranchiata
Member holonyms: Octopod, Family Octopodidae, Octopodidae, Argonautidae, Family Argonautidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Octopoda
Literary usage of Order octopoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"... Order OCTOPODA. Body naked. Head separate, with eight fleshy arms, furnished with sessile cups, without any horny ring ; eyes fixed in the skin. ..."
2. A Text-book in General Zoölogy by Glenn Washington Herrick (1907)
"Order — Decapoda. Types of Order. Loligo vulgaris — Squid. Sepia officinalis — Cuttlefish. Order — Octopoda. Type of Order. Octopus vulgaris — Octopus. ..."
3. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1882)
"... nautilus, etc., but there are notable exceptions in all the classes : In the Cephalopoda a whole order (Octopoda) is mostly without any shell, ..."
4. Outlines of Zoology by John Arthur Thomson, Marion Isabel Newbigin (1906)
"Sub-order octopoda. Eight arms only. Suckers sessile without horny ring. Small eyes with sphincter-like lid. Body short and rounded. ..."
5. The Shell Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Families of Living by Julia Ellen Rogers (1908)
"... internal or absent ; arms, eight to ten ; gills, two. Order DI BRANCH I ATA B. Arms eight, all alike ; suckers fleshy ; shell absent. Sub-order OCTOPODA ..."