Definition of Genus Mya

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Myacidae.

Exact synonyms: Mya
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Myacidae, Myacidae
Member holonyms: Long-neck Clam, Mya Arenaria, Soft-shell Clam, Steamer, Steamer Clam



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mya

genus Mullus
genus Muntiacus
genus Muntingia
genus Mus
genus Musa
genus Musca
genus Muscardinus
genus Muscari
genus Muscicapa
genus Muscivora
genus Musophaga
genus Mustela
genus Mustelus
genus Mutinus
genus Mutisia
genus Mya (current term)
genus Myadestes
genus Mycobacterium
genus Mycoplasma
genus Mycteria
genus Mycteroperca
genus Mylodon
genus Myocastor
genus Myopus
genus Myosotis
genus Myotis
genus Myrciaria
genus Myrica
genus Myricaria
genus Myriophyllum

Literary usage of Genus Mya

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1. Outlines of Geology: Intended as a Popular Treatise on the Most Interesting by John Lee Comstock (1841)
"Those which are furnished with internal teeth at the hinge, but •which are not inserted into the opposite valves, as in fig. 70. The genus Mya, (to which ..."

2. Outlines of Geology: Intended as a Popular Treatise on the Most Interesting by John Lee Comstock (1841)
"The genus Mya, (to which belongs the common long clam,) and Solen, (razor shell,) are examples. To this genus also, belongs some shells in considerable ..."

3. Elements of Geology: Including Fossil Botany and Palaeontology. A Popular by John Lee Comstock (1857)
"The genus Mya (to which belongs the common long clam) and Solen (razor shell) are examples. To the Mya genus belongs the Pearl Gaper, ..."

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