Definition of Genus Salpa
1. Noun. Type (perhaps sole) genus of the Salpidae.
Group relationships: Family Salpidae, Salpidae
Member holonyms: Salp, Salpa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salpa
Literary usage of Genus Salpa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... 'The Development and Protection of the Oyster in Maryland' (1884); <A Monograph of the genus Salpa' (1893) ; foundation of Zoology* (1898). ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"The genus Salpa.1—The Johns Hopkins Press has issued the second of the series of " Morphological Monographs," in the shape of a magnificent treatise on the ..."
3. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1869)
"The genus Salpa, so called from a peculiar trumpet or ... The genus Salpa is defined as " swimming tunicates, having two openings, respiratory and opposite, ..."
4. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1898)
"... the Danish naturalist, founded the genus Salpa upon certain animals taken in the Mediterranean. No less than eleven species are described and figured by ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... includes tho single genus Salpa (Forskal), which, however, may be divided into two well-marked ..."