Apus



the Bird of Paradise, a southern constellation between Octans and Triangulum Australe.
Historical Examples

The maxill of Apus are also much the more specialized and reduced.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

The single family Apodidae contains only two genera, Apus and its very near neighbour Lepidurus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6 Various

The specimens examined were obtained from the Bambusa Apus, growing in the Residency of Bantam.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 595, May 28, 1887 Various

In Apus the nerves leading to the eyes come off from the anterior ganglion or “brain” and run directly to the eyes.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

The outline figure is so obviously modeled on an appendage of Apus that one is inclined to think it somewhat diagrammatic.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

The trunk limbs of Apus are supposed to be the most primitive among the Branchiopoda, and comparison will be made with them.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

In some Phyllopoda (Apus) egg-sacs are formed by modification of certain of the thoracic feet.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various

Beecher’s comparison of the posterior thoracic and pygidial limbs of Triarthrus with those of Apus can not be sustained.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

As already frequently stated, Apus and Branchipus are the two living arthropods which most nearly resemble the extinct trilobites.
The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell

Compared with Apus, Burgessia appears both more primitive and more specialized.
The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond

noun (Latin genitive) Apodis (ˈæpədɪs)
a constellation in the S hemisphere situated near Musca and Octans

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