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Planaxis

Definition of the noun Planaxis

What does Planaxis mean as a name of something?

Planaxis is a genus of Planaxidae, described by Lamarck in 1822.

Planaxis is a genus of Mollusca, described by Risso in 1826.

Phrases with Planaxis

Phrases starting with the word Planaxis:

  1. Planaxis Niger
  2. Planaxis acutus
  3. Planaxis Akuana
  4. Planaxis Affinis
  5. Planaxis Griseus
  6. Planaxis nucleus
  7. Planaxis Piliger
  8. Planaxis Rosacea
  9. Planaxis lineatus
  10. Planaxis Savignyi
  11. Planaxis sulcatus
  12. Planaxis Turulosa
  13. Planaxis Cingulata
  14. Planaxis Fasciatus
  15. Planaxis Laevigata

Phrases ending with the word Planaxis:

  1. Black Planaxis
  2. Conus Planaxis
  3. Dwarf Planaxis
  4. genus Planaxis
  5. Littorina planaxis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Planaxis

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Google previewThe West American Scientist (1888)

Litorina planaxis is the more common kind at San Diego and is more globular, larger and stouter than our other speciea, L. scutulata, which latter is darker in color and less variable in its markings. The lacunas have thin turbinated shellu and ...

Google previewThe Genera of Recent and Fossil Shells, for the Use of Students, in Conchology and Geology: with Original Plates, Conducted by George Brettingham Sowerby (1830)

by James Sowerby

PLANAxis is a genus of shells lately ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

Littorina planaxis has endogenous tidal and biweekly rhythms of spawning, which is induced by wetting. Species inhabiting the low-mid intertidal zone are active during low tide (Amphineritapolita, Theliostyla albicilla), and species living at or ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Planaxis and Eulima are placed in this family, as well as Turritella (a shell much like pi. 75, fig. 117, but with the aperture entire), but as the mantle is stated to be scolloped, it seems to be ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical (1865)

by Edward Cresy

Planaxis, Phasianella, Turritella. The Zoophaga form the next section. 36th Family. — Canalifera ; Cerithium, Pleurotoma, Tnrbinella, Cancellaria, Fasciolaria, Fusus, Pyrula. 37th.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PLANAXIS, in Zoology, a genus of Gasteropodous Mollusca. Generic character. Shell without canal, ovate-conic, solid ; aperture ovate, somewhat lengthened ; columella depressed and truncated at the base, separated from the lip by a narrow ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology (1870)

In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder

PLANAXIS. A genus of Mollusc*, resembling the Phasianelke, very abundantly found in India, South America, and the Isle of France. The shell is small and oval, the spire consisting of few whorls ; outer lip thickened and denticulated within ...

Google previewA Treasury of Natural History Or a Popular Dictionary of Zoology in which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes... by Samuel Maunder (1870)

PLANAXIS. A genus of Mollusca, resembling the Phasianclhe, very abundantly found in India, South America, and the Isle of France. The shell is small and oval, the spire consisting of few whorls; outer lip thickened and denticulated within; ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

PLANAxis, pla-nak'sis, s. (planus, flat, Lat. and azon, ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

PLANAxis, pla-nak'sis, s. (planus, flat, Lat. and azon, an axis, Gr.) A genus of marine Mollusca, belonging to the Melanianae, in which the shell is obovate; inner lip much thickened above; pillar flattened; the base with a small notch: Family, ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

PLANAXIS, plu-nnk'sis, s. (planus, flat, Lat. and axon, an axis, Gr.) A genus of marine Molluscn, belonging to the Melaniame, in which the shell is obovate; inner lip much thickened above; pillar flattened; the base with a small notch: Family, ...

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

PLANAxis, pla-nak'sis, s. (planus, flat, Lat. and azon, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PLANAXIS, in Zoology, a genus of Gasteropodous Mollusca. Generic character. Shell without canal, ovate-conic, solid ; aperture ovate, somewhat lengthened ; columella depressed and truncated at the base, separated from the lip by a narrow ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PLANAXIS, in Zoology, a genus of Gasteropodous Mollusca. Generic character. Shell without canal, ovate-conic, solid; aperture ovate, somewhat lengthened ; columella depressed and truncated at the base, separated from the lip by a narrow ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

Cellana radiata, Planaxis sulcatus, Thais bufo, Drupa sp., ...

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Scrabble value of P3L1A1N1A1X8I1S1

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