Usage examples for Genera

  1. Neotamias, Ellerman, J. R., The families and genera of living rodents. – Genera and Subgenera of Chipmunks by John A. White
  2. The young, the male, and the female of the same species have frequently been described under different names as distinct species or even genera. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  3. These prove to belong to the genera Cratogeomys and Heterogeomys; the materials are described below. – Pleistocene Pocket Gophers From San Josecito Cave, Nuevo Leon, Mexico by Robert J. Russell
  4. As already pointed out, the progress hitherto made has been rather in the way of joining up the great classes of plants than in tracing the descent of particular species or genera of the recent flora. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  5. Several genera and numerous species, which are separated by the intervention of only a few miles of land, are effectually prevented from mingling by the Cape, and do not pass from one side to the other. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  6. Why large Genera have more variable Species than small ones. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  7. As certain extinct species, which formerly lived under an arctic climate, were covered with hair or long wool, it would appear that the present species of both genera had lost their hairy covering by exposure to heat. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  8. Animals include mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, mollusks, and many other classes besides, each class of which may be still further separated into its orders, families, genera, species, and individuals. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  9. And thus we might proceed through all the orchid genera, each new device, though based upon one of the foregoing plans, affording its new surprise in its special modification in adaptation to its insect sponsor- all these various shapes, folds of petals, positions, colors, the size, length, and thickness of nectary, the relative positions of pollen and stigma, embodying an expression of welcome to the insect with which its life is so marvellously linked. – My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson
  10. With the genera of the first we have nothing to do. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  11. These summa genera are the most general sources of unity through which individuals are related in groups, directly or indirectly. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  12. From the numbers, form, and disposition of the teeth, the various genera of quadrupeds have been arranged. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  13. About 700 species are now known, and these have been sub- divided by Professor Boettger and others into a number of sub- genera. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff