Definition of Genus Anthonomus
1. Noun. Weevils destructive of cultivated plants.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Curculionidae, Family Curculionidae
Member holonyms: Anthonomus Grandis, Boll Weevil
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anthonomus
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. ..."