Definition of Family strombidae

1. Noun. The family of conchs.

Exact synonyms: Strombidae
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Lambis, Lambis, Genus Strombus, Strombus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Strombidae

family Squalidae
family Squatinidae
family Squillidae
family Staphylaceae
family Staphylinidae
family Steatornithidae
family Stenopelmatidae
family Stercorariidae
family Sterculiaceae
family Stichaeidae
family Stizidae
family Strelitziaceae
family Streptomycetaceae
family Strigidae
family Stromateidae
family Strombidae
family Strophariaceae
family Struthionidae
family Sturnidae
family Styracaceae
family Suidae
family Sulidae
family Sylviidae
family Symplocaceae
family Synchytriaceae
family Syngnathidae
family Synodontidae
family Tabanidae
family Taccaceae
family Tachinidae

Literary usage of Family strombidae

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1. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"... appeared in the eocene strata; the genus Spinigera, d'Orb., from the cretaceous, being now referred, more correctly I think, to the family Strombidae, ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The radula. therefore, serves as a test for the distinction of genera and species. For instance, in the four known recent genera of the family Strombidae, ..."

3. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Brightseat and 2 miles southwest of Oxon Hill, Prince George's County. Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Family STROMBIDAE Genus ..."

4. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Brightseat and 2 miles southwest of Oxon Hill, Prince George's County. Collection.—Maryland Geological Survey. Family STROMBIDAE Genus ..."

5. Zoological Illustrations ...: Arranged According to Their Apparent Affinities by William Swainson (1832)
"family strombidae. Nob. Operculum of the Animal smaller than the aperture of its shell; outer lip of the latter detached above. TYPICAL GENERA. ..."

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