Definition of Genus Coccus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Coccidae.

Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Coccidae, Family Coccidae
Member holonyms: Brown Soft Scale, Coccus Hesperidum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coccus

genus Clethrionomys
genus Clianthus
genus Cliftonia
genus Clinopodium
genus Clintonia
genus Clitocybe
genus Clitoria
genus Clostridium
genus Clupea
genus Clusia
genus Cnemidophorus
genus Cnicus
genus Cnidoscolus
genus Coccothraustes
genus Cocculus
genus Coccus (current term)
genus Coccyzus
genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne
genus Coelophysis
genus Coereba
genus Coffea
genus Cola
genus Colaptes
genus Colchicum

Literary usage of Genus Coccus

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

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1906)
"THE TYPE OF THE genus Coccus. BY MRS. ME FERNALD, AMHERST, MASS. ... under the genus Coccus, in his Systema Naturze, ed. x (1758), and no one has ever been ..."

2. The Utilization of Minute Life: Being Practical Studies on Insects by Thomas Lamb Phipson (1864)
"The Kermes—Latreille and his genus Coccus—Coccus ilicis—Crimson of the Romans—Brussels and Flemish Tapestries—Coccus ..."

3. Monograph of the Coccidæ of the British Isles by Robert Newstead (1903)
"The genus Coccus is a very distinct one, and may be denned as follows :— Adult female.—The somewhat degenerate antennae consist of from five to seven joints ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier (1832)
"They constitute the genus Coccus, Lin. The bark of various trees is ... These bodies are nevertheless animals of this class and belong to the genus Coccus. ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"(at) With the scarlet dye obtained from insects of the genus Coccus. (6) With any famt dye ; in fast colors : as, to dye in grain. ..."

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