Definition of Class Cephalopoda

1. Noun. Octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Class Cephalopoda

class Actinozoa
class Amphibia
class Angiospermae
class Anthoceropsida
class Anthozoa
class Aphasmidia
class Arachnida
class Archiannelida
class Ascidiaceae
class Ascomycetes
class Asteroidea
class Bacillariophyceae
class Basidiomycetes
class Bivalvia
class Bryopsida
class Cephalopoda (current term)
class Cestoda
class Channidae
class Charophyceae
class Chilopoda
class Chlorophyceae
class Chondrichthyes
class Chrysophyceae
class Chytridiomycetes
class Ciliata
class Ciliophora
class Coniferopsida
class Crinoidea
class Crustacea
class Cryptophyceae

Literary usage of Class Cephalopoda

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

1. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"Class CEPHALOPODA. THE CUTTLE-FISH [Sepia officinalis, Linn.]. The cuttle-fish would seem to be a complete animal in itself, both male and female ; but how ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The first establishment of the class Cephalopoda, however, as a definite natural group ... The class Cephalopoda is divided into the two great orders of the ..."

3. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks, with by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"The collection numbers in parentheses are those given by Colonel Turton. SYSTEMATIC LIST. Phylum MOLLUSCA. Class CEPHALOPODA. ..."

4. Zoology, Descriptive and Practical by Buel Preston Colton (1903)
"class Cephalopoda. THE cephalopods include such forms as the squid, cuttlefish, and chambered nautilus. The Squid. — The squid is the best example of the ..."

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