Definition of Family Littorinidae
1. Noun. Periwinkles.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Littorina, Littorina
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Littorinidae
Literary usage of Family Littorinidae
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1. A Monograph of the Molluscan Fauna of the Orthaulax Pugnax Zone of the by William Healey Dall (1915)
"This is, perhaps, the finest and largest species of the genus. Family LITTORINIDAE. Genus LACUNA Turton. l.ai-unn ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1901)
"... be picked out from small examples of D. lauta. In the original description it is recorded as not uncommon in the Korea and Japan. Family LITTORINIDAE. ..."