Lepas sentence example
In some variants of the story this shell is said to grow as a kind of mushroom on rotting timber in the sea, and is obviously one of the barnacles of the genus Lepas.
As shown by Burmeister in his historical review (1834), these animals, comprised by Linnaeus in the genus Lepas, first received a more comprehensive title from Cuvier, who called them Cirrhopoda, a word strictly meaning tawnyfooted.
C. Eckman, who late in the summer observed great masses of Lepas fascicularis forming broad belts in the North Sea.
The fecundity in the genus Lepas has struck many observers.
Willemoes Suhm supposed, to Lepas australis, or even to the genus Lepas at all.Advertisement