Definition of Genus lycosa
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Lycosidae.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Lycosidae, Lycosidae
Member holonyms: European Wolf Spider, Lycosa Tarentula, Tarantula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lycosa
Literary usage of Genus lycosa
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1. The Common Spiders of the United States by James Henry Emerton (1902)
"THE genus lycosa The genus Lycosa includes spiders that differ greatly in the proportions of different parts of their bodies. In general, they are large and ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1872)
"... this tapering figure is very similar to the marking found in a similar situation almost invariably in the genus Lycosa and in many other Spiders : the ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"Genus LYCOSA Latreille, 1804 (ad partem). I have followed Simon (1898) in defining this genus, except that I have excluded from it Pirata and ..."
4. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"Genus LYCOSA (Iy-co'sa) The labium is longer than wide and the basal excavations in it are long, usually one third or more of the length of the labium (Fig. ..."
5. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1880)
"Genus LYCOSA, Latr. Lycosa annidata, Clerck. Very common on old pasture-land. L. pullata, Clerck. Islandmagee. L. nigriceps, Thor. ..."