Definition of Genus Appendicularia
1. Noun. A genus of chordates in the class Larvacea.
Group relationships: Class Larvacea, Larvacea
Member holonyms: Appendicularia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Appendicularia
Literary usage of Genus Appendicularia
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"In reality Fol here creates a new genus, Appendicularia,t with A. sicula Fol as ... by subsequent writers on the subject as the basic genus Appendicularia. ..."
2. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"THE genus Appendicularia was first formed by Chamisso from an animal found by him near Behring's Straits, and thus described : " Corpus gelatinosum, ..."
3. A Bibliography of Protozoa, Sponges, Cœlenterata, and Worms: Including Also by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1885)
"[134 Moss, EDWARD L. On the Anatomy of the genus Appendicularia, with the Description of a New Form. Trans. Linn. Soc.. Land. ..."
4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The first is that presented by the extraordinary and instructive genus Appendicularia (fig. 7, 7), which in a manner represents permanently the larval state ..."
5. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Genus APPENDICULARIA, Chamisso. Body flask-shaped, with a lanceolate appendage; mouth at the bottom of the respiratory cavity ; respiratory orifice at the ..."
6. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"To this order belongs the genus Appendicularia which has already been several times mentioned. It is throughout life free-swimming and retains the larval ..."
7. Proceedings of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1868)
"... the first flexure being towards the ventral instead of towards the dorsal side as among Polyzoa; and the only genus, Appendicularia, in which the canal ..."