Definition of Genus Unio
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Unionidae.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Unionidae, Unionidae
Member holonyms: Pearly-shelled Mussel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Unio
Literary usage of Genus Unio
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"Subsequently, in the " Journal of the Academy," vol. iii, and in " Observations on the genus Unio," vol. vi, I published a full account of this peculiarly ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"self by a careful comparison of the casts of several living species of the genus Unio with the fossil species of the stone-coal. The internal casts of the ..."
3. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nicolas Trübner (1859)
"Description of Six Species of the genus Unio, read before the American ... Observations on the genus Unio; together with Descriptions of 18 New Species of ..."
4. Bulletin ... of the Geological and Natural History Survey by Chicago Academy of Sciences (1896)
"Descriptions of six new species of the genus Unio, embracing the anatomy of the ... Observations on the genus Unio, etc. Philadelphia, 13 Vols., 1834- 1874. ..."