Definition of Genus limax
1. Noun. A genus of Limacidae.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Limacidae, Limacidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Limax
Literary usage of Genus limax
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1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"M. De Blainville divides the genus Limax into four sections : the 1st consisting of those species in which the pulmonary orifice is very anterior, ..."
2. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1844)
"Forbes considered this as one of the most valuable papers that had been written on the genus Limax, which had been little attended to, though forming an ..."
3. Conchologia Cestrica: The Molluscous Animals and Their Shells, of Chester by William Dell Hartman, Ezra Michener (1874)
"Genus LIMAX, LINN., 1740. Animal, more or less elongated, tapering, acute, mantle occupying the anterior part of the body, wrinkled; respiratory orifice in ..."
4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1839)
"M. de Blainville divides the genus Limax into four suctions : the 1st consisting of those species in which the pulmonary orifice is very anterior, ..."
5. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Elliott Coues (1884)
"... embraces the largest proportion of the slugs, the typical genus, Limax, containing about one hundred species. This is the only genus represented in the ..."