Definition of Genus Mya
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
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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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, ..."