Definition of Phyllium

1. Noun. Type genus of the Phyllidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Phyllium
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Phillidae, Family Phyllidae, Phillidae, Phyllidae
Member holonyms: Leaf Insect, Walking Leaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phyllium

Phrynosoma cornutum
Phthiriidae
Phthirius
Phthirus
Phthorimaea
Phthorimaea operculella
Phuket
Phunababa
Phycomycetes group
Phyllidae
Phyllis
Phyllitis
Phyllitis scolopendrium
Phyllium (current term)
Phyllocladaceae
Phyllocladus
Phyllocladus alpinus
Phyllocladus asplenifolius
Phyllocladus trichomanoides
Phyllodoce
Phyllodoce breweri
Phyllodoce caerulea
Phylloporus
Phylloporus boletinoides
Phyllorhynchus
Phylloscopus
Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Phyllostachys

Literary usage of Phyllium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Introduction to Entomology by James Duncan, Sir William Jardine (1860)
"... the rest inclining to reddish-brown, variegated with transverse rays and spots of dull-white. The male is much smaller, and of a deeper brown. Phyllium ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1856)
"Notice of the Leaf-Insect (Phyllium Scythe), lately bred in the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh, with Remarks on its Metamorphoses and Growth. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"... by ROBERT CHAMBERS, Esq., the thanks of the Society was unanimously given to Professor Fleming for his address. II. Notice of the Leaf Infect (Phyllium ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1856)
"Notice of the Leaf-Insect (Phyllium Scythe), lately bred in the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh, with Remarks on its Metamorphoses and Growth. ..."

5. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"... in London kitchens, is nearly allied to the Earwig THE WALKING LEAF, OR MANTIS. (Phyllium ... Phyllium ..."

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