Definition of Genus crangon
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Crangonidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Crangonidae, Family Crangonidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Crangon
Literary usage of Genus crangon
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1. A History of the British Stalk-eyed Crustacea by Thomas Bell (1853)
"genus crangon. ASTACUS. Herbst, Penn. CRANGON. Fabr. Latr. ... The first constitutes the genus Crangon of Leach ; the second ..."
2. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"Nevertheless all the seven species above mentioned are by some writers still retained in the genus Crangon, together with two others also found in British ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"Kin ah an on the genus Crangon, we think that he has erroneously figured the common shrimp, or that the common shrimp of the Irish, diners from those of the ..."
4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1885)
"... whence it will, perhaps, be more advisable to divide the genus Crangon into two sections : first, those with the second and third legs of equal length, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... a powerful organ of locomotion by which a rapid backward movement cf the whole body in the water is produced. The genus Crangon is the type of a family, ..."