Definition of Genus Nephrops
1. Noun. A genus of Nephropsidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nephropsidae, Nephropsidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nephrops
Literary usage of Genus Nephrops
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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"... under the impression that the New Zealand form approximated to the genus Nephrops. ... and the marine genus Nephrops ;" and " as the species referred to ..."
2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1856)
"Genus NEPHROPS. N. Norvégiens, Leach. Templeton says of this—" a rare species, but sometimes found in Belfast Lough." I have heard of its being taken near ..."
3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... and M. Milne-Edwards, adopting the division established by Dr. -Leach in founding his genus Nephrops, further separates the ..."
4. The Quarterly Journal by Geological society of London (1857)
"... we need only select for comparison the genus Nephrops, which has a similar cervical furrow, a median ridge, running the whole length of the carapace, ..."
5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1833)
"... and kidney-formed, and in which the pincers of the two anterior claws are narrow, elongated, prismatic, and equal, form the genus NEPHROPS of Dr. Leach. ..."
6. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1896)
"The so-called Norway lobster, occasionally taken on the British coast, is a much more distant cousin, belonging to a separate genus, Nephrops, ..."