Definition of Family anomiidae
1. Noun. Saddle oysters.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Bivalvia, Class Bivalvia, Class Lamellibranchia, Class Pelecypoda, Lamellibranchia
Member holonyms: Anomia, Genus Anomia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Anomiidae
Literary usage of Family anomiidae
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1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks: With by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"... USNM, contains another very young Lima from Port Alfred, in the same state (CoU. No. 1249). Family ANOMIIDAE. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"L., belongs to the family Anomiidae; it is found on the shores of North Australia. Pinna squamosa. ..."
3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"Family ANOMIIDAE, Adams. Foot small. The inferior (right) valve of the adult is perforated to admit of the passage of the byssus. ..."
4. Convergence in Evolution by Arthur Willey (1911)
"... belonging to the family Anomiidae, only one sensory abdominal ridge occurs. It is defined by the presence ..."