Definition of Family Patellidae

1. Noun. Marine limpets.

Exact synonyms: Patellidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Patella, Patella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Patellidae

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
family Patellidae (current term)
family Pectinidae
family Pedaliaceae
family Pediculidae
family Pelecanidae
family Pelecanoididae
family Pelobatidae
family Pempheridae
family Peneidae
family Pennatulidae
family Peramelidae
family Percidae
family Percophidae
family Peridiniidae
family Peripatidae

Literary usage of Family Patellidae

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)
"Family PATELLIDAE. Genus PATELLA Linnaeus. PATELLA GRANATINA Linnaeus. The United States National Museum contains eight lots of this species from the Cape ..."

2. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"... for the family Patellidae, thus making the family more comprehensive than in his sense, and corresponding more nearly in conchological importance with ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1902)
"Id., f. 83, 84. Hab.—Western Port; Anderson's Inlet (WH Ferguson); Port Phillip. Family PATELLIDAE. Genus Patella, Linnaeus, 1757. ..."

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