Definition of Genus Nomia
1. Noun. A genus of bee; some are important pollinators of legumes.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Halictidae, Halictidae
Member holonyms: Alkali Bee, Nomia Melanderi
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nomia
Literary usage of Genus Nomia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"1745 in the "Proceedings of the US National Museum" a paper entitled " The North American Bees of the genus Nomia." It appears that in the collections of ..."
2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"genus Nomia. Entomologist, Ix>udon. 1905, (217-223). [4027 i> 4631] 114 New Aust ralian bees in the collection of the British Museum. ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"NEW AND LITTLE KNOWN BEES. BY TDA COCKERELL, BOULDER, COLORADO. The genus Nomia doubtless originated in the Old World, where it is abundant and varied. ..."
4. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1898)
"... of forcing to complete its transformation. 107, Camden Street, Birkenhead: Dec. 22nd, 1897. SYNOPSIS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN BEES OF THE genus Nomia. ..."
5. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1905)
"... genus Nomia (sens, lat.) is remarkable. The following summary of the principal types will be of interest to those who have only seen our American ..."
6. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"The exotic genus Nomia is remarkable for the curious manner in which the legs of the males are dilated, curved, and spined. The insects composing the second ..."