Definition of Littorinidae
1. Noun. Periwinkles.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Class Gasteropoda, Class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda
Member holonyms: Genus Littorina, Littorina
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Littorinidae
Literary usage of Littorinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Monograph of the Molluscan Fauna of the Orthaulax Pugnax Zone of the by William Healey Dall (1915)
"US Nat. Mus. No. 165110. This is, perhaps, the finest and largest species of the genus. Family littorinidae. Genus LACUNA Turton. l.ai-unn ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"Two great families in this group, and two only, seem to have undergone these transformations, the littorinidae and the Neritidae. The derivation of almost ..."
3. Geological Biology: An Introduction to the Geological History of Organisms by Henry Shaler Williams (1895)
"Others reach downward to the abysmal depths, as littorinidae, Rissoidae, ... the littorinidae, the Naticidae, and the Pyramidellidae are reported from as ..."
4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"... has considered those or littorinidae,|| Moquin-Tandon, to whom we are indebted for the most perfect differences to which others have assigned a family ..."