Definition of Praunus
1. Noun. A genus of Mysidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Mysidae, Mysidae
Member holonyms: Opossum Shrimp
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praunus
Literary usage of Praunus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Entomologist's Useful Compendium: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge by George Samouelle (1819)
"... inserted below the internal: interior ones with a large scale at their base. Legs for movement sixteen. Genus ST. MYSIS. Latr., Leach. praunus. teach ..."
2. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"... also must yield to the rather queer but much earlier generic name praunus, Leach, 1813, of which the- ..."
3. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"... must be substituted the older name praunus. The species Parkeri, Norman, 1892, from South Devon, is a new one. ..."