Definition of Anomiidae

1. Noun. Saddle oysters.

Exact synonyms: Family Anomiidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Bivalvia, Class Bivalvia, Class Lamellibranchia, Class Pelecypoda, Lamellibranchia
Member holonyms: Anomia, Genus Anomia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anomiidae

Anoa depressicornis
Anoa mindorensis
Anogramma leptophylla
Anointing of the Sick
Anolis carolinensis
Anomala orientalis
Anomalopteryx oweni
Anomia ephippium
Anopheles albimanus
Anopheles albitarsus
Anopheles balabacensis
Anopheles culicifacies
Anopheles darlingi
Anopheles fluviatilis
Anopheles freeborni
Anopheles funestus
Anopheles gambiae
Anopheles labranchiae
Anopheles maculatus
Anopheles maculipennis
Anopheles minimus

Literary usage of Anomiidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks, with by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"... USNM, contains another very young Lima from Port Alfred, in the same state (CoU. No. 1249). Family anomiidae. ..."

2. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"anomiidae a, Valves of shell alike. 6, Not attached by byssus . ... anomiidae. Shell thin, with asymmetrical valves, the right valve being undermost and ..."

3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"The cavity of the branchial filaments is divided lengthwise by a connective tissue septum in the anomiidae, Arcidae, and in Pecten. ..."

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