Definition of Genus Chiton

1. Noun. A genus of Polyplacophora.

Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Class Polyplacophora, Polyplacophora
Member holonyms: Chiton, Coat-of-mail Shell, Polyplacophore, Sea Cradle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chiton

genus Chelydra
genus Chenopodium
genus Chilomastix
genus Chilomeniscus
genus Chilomycterus
genus Chilopsis
genus Chimaera
genus Chimaphila
genus Chimonanthus
genus Chinchilla
genus Chinchona
genus Chiococca
genus Chionanthus
genus Chirocephalus
genus Chironomus
genus Chiton (current term)
genus Chlamydera
genus Chlamydia
genus Chlamydomonas
genus Chlamydosaurus
genus Chlamyphorus
genus Chloranthus
genus Chlorella
genus Chloris
genus Chlorococcum
genus Chlorophis
genus Chlorophoneus
genus Chlorophyllum
genus Chloroxylon
genus Chlorura

Literary usage of Genus Chiton

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

1. A Conchological Manual by George Brettingham Sowerby (1852)
"... joined to each other by inserted lamina, and named Articulata by De Blainville, on that account. The genus Chiton is the only example of this kind of ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1844)
"Some Remarks on the White Limestone of Corfu and Vido." By Captain Portlock, RE MISCELLANEOUS. The genus Chiton found in the Magnesian Limestone of Durham. ..."

3. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1861)
"The genus Chiton was established by ... announced the probable existence of the genus Chiton in the Devonian limestone of Willmar. ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1835)
"... and the genus Chiton. These two last groups, however, form a subtype, which Blainville calls ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1847)
"On re-examination I think that the genus Chiton should be confined to the species which have a single notch on the plate of insertion of the central valves, ..."

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