Definition of Anasa
1. Noun. Squash bugs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Coreidae, Family Coreidae
Member holonyms: Anasa Tristis, Squash Bug
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anasa
Literary usage of Anasa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1914)
"The first material was collected during the following summer, and included embryos of Anasa tristis and Diabrotica vittata. Material of a number of other ..."
2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... does much damage to the box-elder trees which from their rapid growth are commonly planted on western tree claims. Life History of the Squash-Bug (Anasa ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1906)
"The feeding-habit described in foregoing is also present in Anasa tristis DeGeer, as found by observations made on the nymphs feeding on grass in a squash ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"... in both polar (oocyte) divisions and it is probable that the same is true for Anasa and ... the embryos have either 15 or 16 chromosomes, in Anasa and ..."