Definition of Genus Acris
1. Noun. Cricket frogs.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Hylidae, Hylidae
Member holonyms: Cricket Frog
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acris
Literary usage of Genus Acris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"In the genus acris (Dnm. and Bibr.) the locomotive disks are less developed and the limbs more slender than in ..."
2. Familiar Life in Field and Forest: The Animals, Birds, Frogs, and Salamanders by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1898)
"(A. gryllus ' The genus Acris is distinguished for its swimming powers. Look at my draw- ing of the hind leg and note the webbed ..."
3. Patrologiae cursus completus by Jacques-Paul Migne (1855)
"... quod eodem modo singulis annis munis orbis reipublicae Romanae quodcunque genus acris per- solvere professus fuerat. ..."