Definition of Genus Antedon
1. Noun. A genus of echinoderms of the family Antedonidae.
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
Literary usage of Genus Antedon
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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 ..."