Definition of Genus Ancylus

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Ancylidae: river limpet.

Exact synonyms: Ancylus
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Ancylidae, Family Ancylidae
Member holonyms: Ancylus Fluviatilis, Freshwater Limpet, River Limpet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ancylus

genus Anacyclus
genus Anadenanthera
genus Anagallis
genus Anagasta
genus Anagyris
genus Ananas
genus Anaphalis
genus Anarhichas
genus Anas
genus Anasa
genus Anastatica
genus Anastomus
genus Anatotitan
genus Anchusa
genus Ancistrodon
genus Ancylus (current term)
genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena
genus Andricus
genus Andromeda
genus Andropogon
genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum
genus Angelica

Literary usage of Genus Ancylus

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1855)
"... for the type of the genus Ancylus, and the No genus has received greater changes of position than Ancylus ; the only two British species have even been ..."

2. Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis by Academy of Science of St. Louis (1860)
"Genus ANCYLUS Geoffroy. *118. ANCYLUS PARALLELUS Haldeman. Charlotte. *119. ANCYLUS TARDUS Say. Irondequoit. *120. ANCYLUS RIVULARIS Say. Genesee River. ..."

3. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"Physa The genus Ancylus comprises the so-called " River-Limpets," at once distinguished by their thin, conical, limpet-shaped shells. ..."

4. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"The genus Ancylus comprises the so-called " River-Limpets," at once distinguished by their thin, .conical, limpet-shaped shells. ..."

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