Definition of Genus Anthonomus

1. Noun. Weevils destructive of cultivated plants.

Exact synonyms: Anthonomus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Curculionidae, Family Curculionidae
Member holonyms: Anthonomus Grandis, Boll Weevil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anthonomus

genus Anolis
genus Anomala
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 (current term)
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas
genus Antigonia
genus Antilocapra
genus Antilope
genus Antirrhinum
genus Antrodemus
genus Antrozous
genus Aotus
genus Apatosaurus
genus Apatura

Literary usage of Genus Anthonomus

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1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1869)
"Of the genus Anthonomus the author describes 25 species, the first of which, A. rectirostris (Linn.), is separated as a subgenus under the name of ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1885)
"Un fortunately, however, the "unity of habit" is by no means pre.-erved in the genus Anthonomus, at least so far as our ..."

3. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"In the genus Anthonomus small species predominate, and the colors are modest, but their powers of injury are by no means in proportion to their size. ..."

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