Definition of Genus Antedon

1. Noun. A genus of echinoderms of the family Antedonidae.

Exact synonyms: Antedon
Generic synonyms: Echinoderm Genus
Group relationships: Antedonidae, Family Antedonidae
Specialized synonyms: Comatula, Genus Comatula
Member holonyms: Comatulid, Feather Star

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Antedon

genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon (current term)
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros
genus Anthonomus
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas
genus Antigonia

Literary usage of Genus Antedon

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"In his next paper, "New Genera of Recent Free Crinoids,"5 Mr. Clark attacks this problem and shatters the old genus Antedon into eighteen fragments, ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... is known for "nly one genus, Antedon. the feather-star, and ibis cannot be considered as typical of the class as a whole, as it presents a case of re- ..."

3. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"I. genus Antedon. Immature forms—not identifiable—were dredged on 10 occasions, sometimes in considerable numbers, between 19 and 37/ (fathoms), ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"Wyville Thomson and Dr. W. Carpenter; and he states that the larvae of the genus Antedon undergo six distinct transformations. These animals are illustrated ..."

5. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1879)
"... so that the number given above may be subject to alteration. Of these in species, 59 belong to the genus Antedon, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"... crinoids may be compared with the yoting stages of the living genus Antedon." To say that the appli cation of the term ' fossil ' to any organic remains ..."

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