Definition of Genus macrodactylus

1. Noun. A genus of Melolonthidae.

Exact synonyms: Macrodactylus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Melolonthidae, Subfamily Melolonthidae
Member holonyms: Macrodactylus Subspinosus, Rose Bug, Rose Chafer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Macrodactylus

genus Lyrurus
genus Lysichiton
genus Lysichitum
genus Lysiloma
genus Lysimachia
genus Lythrum
genus Macaca
genus Macadamia
genus Machaeranthera
genus Macleaya
genus Maclura
genus Macowanites
genus Macrocephalon
genus Macrocheira
genus Macroclemys
genus Macrodactylus
genus Macronectes
genus Macropus
genus Macrothelypteris
genus Macrotis
genus Macrotus
genus Macrotyloma
genus Macrozamia
genus Macrozoarces
genus Madia
genus Madoqua
genus Maeandra
genus Magicicada
genus Magnolia
genus Mahonia

Literary usage of Genus macrodactylus

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

1. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"... by whom it was first described, and belongs to the modern genus Macrodactylus of Latreille. Common as this insect is in the vicinity of Boston, it is, ..."

2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1843)
"... by whom it was first described, and belongs to the modern genus Macrodactylus, ... which caused Latreille to call the genus Macrodactylus, that is, ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... which have powerful and horny jaws, fitted for cutting and grinding leaves. The genus macrodactylus contains the Rose-chafers. The Common Rose-chafer, ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... which have powerful and horny jaws, fitted for cutting and grinding leaves. The genus macrodactylus contains the Rose-chafers. The Common Rose-chafer, ..."

5. A Report on the Insects of Massachusetts, Injurious to Vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1841)
"... the joints of the feet are tipped wiih black, and are very long, which caused Latreille to call the genus Macrodactylus, that is long toe, or long foot. ..."

6. Economic Entomology for the Farmer and the Fruit Grower, and for Use as a by John Bernhard Smith (1906)
"... structural details. the genus Macrodactylus, of which the "rose-chafer," or "rose-bug" ..."

7. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"... and are very long, which caused Latreille to call the genus Macrodactylus, that is, long toe, or long foot. The natural history of the rose-chafer, ..."

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