Definition of Genus comatula
1. Noun. Former usage synonymous with Antedon.
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Literary usage of Genus comatula
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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- ..."