Definition of Genus Anomala

1. Noun. Genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses.

Exact synonyms: Anomala
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae
Member holonyms: Anomala Orientalis, Asiatic Beetle, Oriental Beetle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anomala

genus Angrecum
genus Anguilla
genus Anguillula
genus Anguis
genus Anhima
genus Anhinga
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala (current term)
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros
genus Anthonomus

Literary usage of Genus Anomala

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

1. The Naturalist in Vancouver Island and British Columbia by John Keast Lord (1866)
"... from C. mexicanus by the much more protuberant hind angles of the thorax, and by the pale mark at the base of the elytra. Genus ANOMALA. (Kb'ppe. ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1906)
"Mr. Schaffer exhibited some species of the genus Anomala, among them being four entirely new and four being new to North America ; one species being from ..."

3. The Relation of Sparrows to Agriculture by Sylvester Dwight Judd (1901)
"... as it frequently preys on beetles of this size, such as those of the genus Anomala. The rest of the animal food amounts to 2 percent of the total food, ..."

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