Definition of Family Ostreidae

1. Noun. Oysters.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ostreidae

family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae (current term)
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae
family Palinuridae
family Palmaceae
family Palmae
family Pandanaceae
family Pandionidae
family Panorpidae
family Papaveraceae

Literary usage of Family Ostreidae

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1. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"... Family OSTREIDAE Genus OSTREA Lamarck [Prodrome, 1799, p. 81] Type.—Ostrea edulis Linne. Ostrea, the common oyster, is, doubtless, by reason of its ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1906)
"Family OSTREIDAE. Genus OSTREA Lamarck. OSTREA VIRGINICA Gmelin. Plates LXI, LXII, LXIII. Ostrea virginiana of Lister and other ..."

3. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1905)
"15:i30 Family OSTREIDAE Genus OSTREA Linnaeus Ostrea borealis Lamarck Ostrea borealis Lam. DeKay, Nat. Hist. NY 1843. p. 169 Ostrea borealis Lam. Jay, Cat. ..."

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