Definition of Family Pectinidae

1. Noun. Scallops.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Pectinidae

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
family Pectinidae (current term)
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
family Peripatopsidae

Literary usage of Family Pectinidae

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

1. Pecten by William John Dakin (1909)
"familiar genus of the family Pectinidae, the correct position of which amongst Pelecypoda or Lamelli- ..."

2. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"A study of the family Pectinidae, with a revision of the genera and subgenera. Connecticut Acad. Arts and Sci., Trans., vol. 10, pt. 1, pp. 41-96, pis. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"... which chiefly relate to tertiary forms, especially members of tin' family Pectinidae, of which, and of the Ostreidae, he has made a special study. ..."

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