Definition of Genus Nephrops

1. Noun. A genus of Nephropsidae.

Exact synonyms: Nephrops
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Nephropsidae, Nephropsidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nephrops

genus Negaprion
genus Nelumbo
genus Nemophila
genus Neoceratodus
genus Neofiber
genus Neohygrophorus
genus Neolentinus
genus Neomys
genus Neophron
genus Neotoma
genus Nepa
genus Nepenthes
genus Nepeta
genus Nephelium
genus Nephrolepis
genus Nephrops (current term)
genus Nephthytis
genus Nerita
genus Neritina
genus Nerium
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella

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, ..."

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