- the Bird of Paradise, a southern constellation between Octans and Triangulum Australe.
Origin of Apus
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The maxill of Apus are also much the more specialized and reduced.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites
Percy Edward Raymond
The specimens examined were obtained from the Bambusa apus, growing in the Residency of Bantam.
Then again, take the interesting Crustacean Lepidurus (Apus) glacialis.The History of the European Fauna
R. F. Scharff
In Apus, as the figure shows, there are four of these “antenna-like” palps or filaments on the first thoracic limb.
In some Phyllopoda (Apus) egg-sacs are formed by modification of certain of the thoracic feet.
- a constellation in the S hemisphere situated near Musca and Octans
New Latin, from Greek apous, literally: footless, from a- 1 + pous foot
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