Definition of Family anomiidae

1. Noun. Saddle oysters.

Exact synonyms: Anomiidae
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

family Anabantidae
family Anacardiaceae
family Anarhichadidae
family Anatidae
family Ancylidae
family Ancylostomatidae
family Andrenidae
family Anguidae
family Anguillidae
family Anhimidae
family Anhingidae
family Anniellidae
family Annonaceae
family Anobiidae
family Anomalopidae
family Anomiidae
family Antedonidae
family Antennariidae
family Anthocerotaceae
family Antilocapridae
family Aphididae
family Aphyllanthaceae
family Apiaceae
family Apidae
family Aplodontiidae
family Aplysiidae
family Apocynaceae
family Apodidae
family Apogonidae
family Apterygidae

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 ..."

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