Definition of Genus Sialis
1. Noun. Type genus of the Sialidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Sialidae, Sialidae
Member holonyms: Alder Fly, Alderfly, Sialis Lutaria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sialis
Literary usage of Genus Sialis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Of the typical genus Sialis we have only two species. They comprise the smaller individuals of the family, and frequent vegetation about the banks of ..."
2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine (1864)
"The existence of lateral branchial abdominal appendages is known in the genus Sialis, but is altogether unique in the Odonata. Respiration in the larva ..."
3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"Although the typical genus, Sialis, includes insects of moderate size, our most common forms are large. All are characterized by having the second pair of ..."
4. The Elements of Insect Anatomy: An Outline for the Use of Students in by John Henry Comstock, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1899)
"... insects those of the genus Sialis have retained the most generalized .condition of wing-venation. It is suggested, therefore, that the student begin his ..."
5. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1850)
"Bull. Natural. Mosc. 1833, VI. EVANS (WF). 1. On the Habits of the genus Sialis.—Trans. Entom. Soc. IV. p. 261.—Ann. and Mag. ..."