Definition of Family pennatulidae
1. Noun. Sea pens.
Generic synonyms: Coelenterate Family
Group relationships: Alcyonaria, Order Alcyonaria
Member holonyms: Genus Pennatula, Pennatula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Pennatulidae
Literary usage of Family pennatulidae
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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"... the representative genus of the family Pennatulidae, has a wider distribution in area and in depth. ..."
2. Lectures on Histology: Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of England by John Thomas Quekett (1854)
"Having now described the general form and position of the skeleton in the family Pennatulidae, I proceed to illustrate the minute structure of these parts. ..."