Definition of Family Buccinidae

1. Noun. Whelks.

Exact synonyms: Buccinidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Whelk

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Buccinidae

family Bombyliidae
family Boraginaceae
family Bothidae
family Bovidae
family Bradypodidae
family Bramidae
family Branchiobdellidae
family Branchiostegidae
family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae (current term)
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae
family Bufonidae
family Burhinidae
family Burmanniaceae
family Burseraceae
family Buxaceae
family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae
family Callionymidae
family Calliphoridae

Literary usage of Family Buccinidae

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

1. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"... in distribution—the northern species usually described as Fusus by the older conchologists being now more correctly referred to the family Buccinidae. ..."

2. Contributions to Geology and Plant Physiology by Johns Hopkins University (1917)
"... occurs in the Midway group of the Eocene about 30 miles west of Coon Creek. In the family Buccinidae there ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1918)
"... from the Ripley do not belong to the genus Nassa but represent a large, undescribed group of magnificent forms which belong to the family Buccinidae. ..."

4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"MONMOUTH FORMATION. Two miles southwest of Oxon Hill, Prince George's County. Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Family BUCCINIDAE Subfamily ..."

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