Definition of Family Palinuridae

1. Noun. Spiny lobsters.

Exact synonyms: Palinuridae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Decapoda, Order Decapoda
Member holonyms: Genus Palinurus, Palinurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Palinuridae

family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae
family Palinuridae (current term)
family Palmaceae
family Palmae
family Pandanaceae
family Pandionidae
family Panorpidae
family Papaveraceae
family Papilionacea
family Paradisaeidae
family Paridae
family Parkeriaceae
family Parmeliaceae
family Parulidae

Literary usage of Family Palinuridae

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1. Natural History of the American Lobster by Francis Hobart Herrick (1911)
"... coloring, and development, as well as for their remarkable instincts and habits. The large and handsome spiny or thorny lobsters (family Palinuridae) ..."

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