Definition of Tridacnidae

1. Noun. Large marine hard-shell clams.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tridacnidae

Trichostrongylus longispicularis
Trichostrongylus tenuis
Trichostrongylus vitrinus
Trichosurus
Trichosurus vulpecula
Trichothecium
Trichuris trichiura
Trichys
Trichys lipura
Tricia
Trick Night
Tricolor
Tricolour
Tricula
Tridacna gigas
Tridacnidae (current term)
Tridentine
Tridentines
Trier
Trieste
Triestino
Triestinos
Trifluvian
Trifluvians
Trifluvien
Trifluvienne
Trifluviennes
Trifluviens
Trifolium alpinum
Trifolium dubium

Literary usage of Tridacnidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1853)
"From the cleanings of Tridacnidae and other shells. Plate IV., fig. ... Found on Tridacnidae and other shells from the Indian Seas, not unfrequent. Diam. ..."

2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The Tridacnidae, or Clam-shells, are of very large size, and are confined to the Tropical regions of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Tridacnidae.—Mantle closed to a considerable extent; apertures distant from each other; no siphons; a single adductor; shell thick. ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"... hinge-tooth. posterior axis and a proportional increase of the dorso-ventral axis of the body, a phenomenon particularly well marked in the Tridacnidae. ..."

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