Definition of Genus actinia
1. Noun. A genus of sea anemone common in rock pools.
Generic synonyms: Coelenterate Genus
Group relationships: Actinaria, Actiniaria, Order Actinaria, Order Actiniaria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Actinia
Literary usage of Genus actinia
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1. Tenby: A Sea-side Holiday by Philip Henry Gosse (1856)
"THE SUBDIVISION OF THE genus actinia. IN the preceding pages I have used the ... of making some extracts from it:— " Restricted as is the genus Actinia, ..."
2. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nikolaus Triibner (1859)
"Observations on several Species of the genus actinia; illustrated by Figures, by CA Le Sueur. Observations on the Geology of the West India Islands, ..."
3. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nicolas Trübner, Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards (1859)
"Observations on several Species of the genus actinia ; illustrated by Figures, by CA Le Sueur. An Account of the Crustacea of the United States (continued). ..."
4. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"Verrill, however, assigns his form to the genus Actinia, naming it A. bermudensis, and this, I now believe, is the position to which my ..."
5. Annals of Anatomy and Physiology by John Goodsir (1853)
"Zoological Studies of the genus actinia, being a Continuation of the Anatomical Studies of the same Group, ..."
6. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"... Zoophytes,' Dr. Johnstone enumerates twenty species of the genus Actinia, as found in the British islands. It is, however, a question whether all these ..."