Definition of Genus Astrophyton

1. Noun. Includes many of the basket stars.

Exact synonyms: Astrophyton
Generic synonyms: Echinoderm Genus
Group relationships: Euryalida, Subclass Euryalida
Member holonyms: Astrophyton Muricatum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Astrophyton

genus Asphodelus
genus Aspidelaps
genus Aspidiotus
genus Aspidistra
genus Aspidophoroides
genus Aspis
genus Asplenium
genus Astacus
genus Aster
genus Astilbe
genus Astragalus
genus Astrantia
genus Astreus
genus Astroloma
genus Astronium
genus Astrophyton (current term)
genus Astropogon
genus Ateles
genus Athene
genus Atherinopsis
genus Atherurus
genus Athrotaxis
genus Athyrium
genus Atrichornis
genus Atriplex
genus Atropa
genus Attalea
genus Atticus
genus Aucuba
genus Aulacorhyncus

Literary usage of Genus Astrophyton

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

1. Reports on the Progress of Zoology and Botany, 1841, 1842 by Ray Society (1845)
"The genus Astrophyton, with eight species, is the last; its arms are branched from the base, the margins of the mouth seem set with spine-like papillae, ..."

2. A history of British starfishes, and other animals of the class Echinodermata by Edward Forbes (1841)
"... to which they bear considerable resemblance, both in form and in habits. The genus Astrophyton of Link, called Euryale by Lamarck, ..."

3. A Text-book of Invertebrate Morphology by James Playfair McMurrich (1896)
"From what has been said it may be seen that the genus Astrophyton and its allies differ in many respects from the st FIG. 361. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... as of the genus Astrophyton. One species of gorgon's- head, A. scutatum, is called the Shetland argus. ..."

5. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by George J Hagar (1910)
"... but may not be carried or kicked. The game is popular with teams of both sexes. Basket Fish, a group of brittle starfish, genus Astrophyton. ordrr ..."

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