Definition of Genus Mercenaria

1. Noun. A genus of Veneridae.

Exact synonyms: Mercenaria
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Veneridae, Veneridae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mercenaria

genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria (current term)
genus Mercurialis
genus Mergus
genus Meriones
genus Merlangus
genus Merluccius
genus Merops
genus Mertensia
genus Meryta
genus Mesembryanthemum
genus Mesocricetus
genus Mesohippus
genus Mespilus
genus Mesua
genus Metasequoia

Literary usage of Genus Mercenaria

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1. Manual of geology by James Dwight Dana (1863)
"... or common Oyster; Venn* mercenaria, or common Clam (recently referred to a new genus, Mercenaria, and named Mercenaria violacea); ..."

2. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organization by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"... Sow. reticulata, Linn. rosalina, Rang. rugosa, Chem. sculpta, Desk. Sowerbyi, Desk. tuberosa, Desk. verrucosa, Linn. Genus MERCENARIA, Schumacher. ..."

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