Definition of Genus Pipa
1. Noun. Type genus of the Pipidae.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pipa
Literary usage of Genus Pipa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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 (1831)
"The genus PIPA, after the example of Laurenti, the Baron, and M. Dumeril, is now constantly distinguished from the toads by modern naturalists. ..."
2. A Text-book of Zoogeography by Frank Evers Beddard (1895)
"... including only the genus Pipa, in which the female harbours the young in holes in the skin, is Brazilian. ..."
3. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"... the toes being completely united by an ampio membrane. Fig. 70.—Surinam Toad (Pipa Americana). In the typical genus Pipa the teeth are wanting, ..."
4. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of the Vertebrate Animals: Designed by Rudolph Wagner, Alfred Tulk (1845)
"This latter circumstance is very strikingly exemplified by its conditions in the males of the genus Pipa. ..."
5. A Manual of the Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1895)
"The eyes are very small, and covered by the integument, in Proteus, the Gymnophiona, and the genus Pipa. ..."
6. Brookesian Museum: The Museum of Joshua Brookes ... Consists of a Collection ...by Joshua Brookes by Joshua Brookes (1828)
"genus Pipa. A pair of these extraordinary Batrachian animals ; the female, cherishing the young larvae in her dorsal ..."
7. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"the genus Pipa, however, which carries Us young in cells upon its hack, the larva is tailless. (Leuckart, Ueber Metamorphose, &c., Siebold, ..."