Definition of Genus comatula

1. Noun. Former usage synonymous with Antedon.

Exact synonyms: Comatula
Generic synonyms: Antedon, Genus Antedon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Comatula

genus Colchicum
genus Coleonyx
genus Coleus
genus Colinus
genus Collinsia
genus Collinsonia
genus Collocalia
genus Colobus
genus Colocasia
genus Coluber
genus Colubrina
genus Columba
genus Columnea
genus Colutea
genus Comandra
genus Comatula
genus Combretum
genus Commelina
genus Commiphora
genus Compsognathus
genus Comptonia
genus Condylura
genus Conepatus
genus Conferva
genus Conilurus
genus Coniogramme
genus Conium
genus Connarus
genus Connochaetes
genus Conocarpus

Literary usage of Genus comatula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Having found how heterogeneous a group the old genus Ante- don is, Mr. Clark's attention was naturally turned next to the equally well-known genus Comatula, ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1826)
"... Organs of the genus comatula of Lamarck, and on the Crinoidea of Miller. By JE Gray, Esq. FGS. Having lately occasion to examine a specimen of ..."

3. Outlines of Oryctology: An Introduction to the Study of Fossil Organic by James Parkinson (1822)
"... new generic character :— " GENUS. COMATULA.—An unattached animal, having a depressed orbicular body, formed of calcareous plates containing the viscera. ..."

4. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Nineteenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"... seeing that the gifted zoologist, Vaughan Thomson, had in 1836 demonstrated the development of the genus Comatula from a larval stage resembling a ..."

5. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1878)
"The anatomy of the soft parts of the Crinoidea has been most thoroughly investigated in the genus Comatula (An- ..."

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