Definition of Family Palaemonidae

1. Noun. Prawns.

Exact synonyms: Palaemonidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Natantia, Suborder Natantia
Member holonyms: Genus Palaemon, Palaemon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Palaemonidae

family Ornithorhynchidae
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 (current term)
family Palinuridae
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 Palaemonidae

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

1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"... but a form very closely allied to the American is known from caves in Carniola, Austria. In the family Palaemonidae is included Palaemonetes ..."

2. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1919)
"Each of the two overlapping segments has the posterior angle produced backward in a rounded lobe of moderate size. Family PALAEMONIDAE. ..."

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