Definition of Family Patellidae
1. Noun. Marine limpets.
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
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. ..."