Definition of Family Buccinidae
1. Noun. Whelks.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Whelk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Buccinidae
Literary usage of Family Buccinidae
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1. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"... in distribution—the northern species usually described as Fusus by the older conchologists being now more correctly referred to the family Buccinidae. ..."
2. Contributions to Geology and Plant Physiology by Johns Hopkins University (1917)
"... occurs in the Midway group of the Eocene about 30 miles west of Coon Creek. In the family Buccinidae there ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1918)
"... from the Ripley do not belong to the genus Nassa but represent a large, undescribed group of magnificent forms which belong to the family Buccinidae. ..."
4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"MONMOUTH FORMATION. Two miles southwest of Oxon Hill, Prince George's County. Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Family BUCCINIDAE Subfamily ..."