Definition of Naticidae
1. Noun. Moonshells.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Moon Shell, Moonshell
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naticidae
Literary usage of Naticidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"... USNM, three young specimens from the same locality (Coll. 1040). Family Naticidae. Genus NATICA Scopoli. ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"The Family Naticidae is represented by two genera, ... The Carboniferous members of the Naticidae are certainly on anything but a sound basis, ..."
3. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Naticidae. Shell usually globose or flattened, with a short spire; ... Key to the genera of Naticidae here described: Oj Shell globose 1. ..."
4. Geological Biology: An Introduction to the Geological History of Organisms by Henry Shaler Williams (1895)
"... the Naticidae, and the Pyramidellidae are reported from as early as the Silurian era. The second section, ' Elements de Paleontologie," 1893. ..."