Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Genus (pl. genera)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1071

The principal subdivision of a family. A group of species that are similar in appearance and appear to have a common ancestry.

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