Definition of Genus Palaemon

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus.

Exact synonyms: Palaemon
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Palaemonidae, Palaemonidae
Member holonyms: Prawn, Long-clawed Prawn, Palaemon Australis, River Prawn

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Palaemon

genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon (current term)
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum

Literary usage of Genus Palaemon

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

1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"The genus Palaemon of the Decapods is known only from our largest rivers (Mississippi and Ohio). In the genus Cambarus, very complex conditions are observed ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1843)
"The first genus, characterized by its very long beak approached to the modern genus palaemon, from which it differed in possessing didac- tyle claws to the ..."

3. Animal Life as Affected by the Natural Conditions of Existence by Carl Semper (1881)
"The typical genus Palaemon is a true fresh-water form ; almost all the species live in pure fresh water, and many occur high up in mountain streams as far ..."

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