Definition of Comatulae
1. comatula [n] - See also: comatula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comatulae
Literary usage of Comatulae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The White Rhinoceros: With Thirty-one Plates by Edmund Heller (1914)
"PH CARPENTER, "Challenger" Report, comatulae, p. 179, pi. 18, figs. i. 2. ... comatulae, p. 179, pi. 32, figs. 5, 7. ..."
2. The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-side by Thomas Rymer Jones (1858)
"These small comatulae, moreover, still retain the original sulphur-yellow colour towards the apices of the arms, while the lower part and body gradually ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1882)
"The collection embraces forty new species of comatulae, the number known to inhabit the Caribbean sea alone being fifty-five ; the genus being essentially a ..."
4. Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Invertebrate by Richard Owen, William White Cooper (1843)
"The ova of the comatulae escape from each receptacle, through a round aperture, ... They further resemble small comatulae in having a separate mouth and ..."
5. A Contribution to American Thalassography: Three Cruises of the United by Alexander Agassiz (1888)
"The US Fish Commission and the " Challenger " have had a similar experience with different species of comatulae. On one occasion, off Sand Key, ..."