Definition of Genus Cyclops

1. Noun. Copepod water fleas.

Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Copepoda, Subclass Copepoda
Member holonyms: Cyclops, Water Flea

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cyclops

genus Cupressus
genus Curcuma
genus Cursorius
genus Curtisia
genus Cuscuta
genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops (current term)
genus Cyclopterus
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus

Literary usage of Genus Cyclops

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

1. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Sir William Jardine, Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston (1837)
"Genus, CYCLOPS.* Bibliographical History—The first notice of any animal of this genus that I am aware of, is to be found in a little work of Stepha- nus ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1831)
"generally found that, out in the open ocean, the little animals belonging to Muller's Entomostraca, and most probably to his genus Cyclops, were by far the ..."

3. The Copepodologist's Cabinet: A Biographical and Bibliographical History by David M. Damkaer (2002)
"From Miiller (1785). his new genus Cyclops was a harpacticoid copepod. In recent decades, this would have ensured that the type species of that genus would ..."

4. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Genus. Cyclops, Miiller, 1776. Mandible palp rudimentary, reduced to a tubercle bearing two branchial filaments. Maxillary palp rudimentary (obsolete). ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1883)
"The genus Cyclops appears to have been the bete noire of American naturalists. Comprising upwards of sixty valid species, many of which are described in ..."

6. The Natural History of the British Entomostraca by William Baird (1850)
"He forms of it, and some other species allied to it, the genus Nauplius. As that name was used by Miiller for the young of the genus Cyclops, and as the ..."

7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"There were three males and two females. One of the latter was carrying eggs and both bore spermatophores. Genus CYCLOPS OF Miiller Cyclops ..."

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