Definition of Family Paguridae
1. Noun. Hermit crabs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Decapoda, Order Decapoda
Member holonyms: Genus Pagurus, Pagurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Paguridae
Literary usage of Family Paguridae
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1. A Scientific German Reader by George Theodore Dippold (1895)
"5. der Einsiedlerkrebs, ' hermit crab'; a marine decapod crustacean of the family Paguridae; the hermit crabs usually occupy the dead shells of various ..."
2. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1919)
"... this is from the right cheliped. The two oblique grooves near the distal end may have been artificially produced. Family PAGURIDAE. ..."