Definition of Myxinoidea
1. Noun. Hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Cyclostomata, Order Cyclostomata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxinoidea
Literary usage of Myxinoidea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"... of cyclostomes will best be presented when the two sub-classes myxinoidea and ... SUB-CLASS I. myxinoidea These "hag-fishes" or "borers" are called ..."
2. Elements of Comparative Anatomy by Carl Gegenbaur (1878)
"In Petro- myzon the aorta is not continued forwards, so that the carotids, which are formed in just the same way as in the myxinoidea, form the solo ..."
3. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"... those of the myxinoidea, vary too much from them to admit of comparison. Their structure, moreover, has already been well described by Rathke and Henle. ..."