Definition of Nummulitidae

1. Noun. A family of fossil protoctists.

Exact synonyms: Family Nummulitidae
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Family
Group relationships: Foraminifera, Order Foraminifera
Member holonyms: Nummulite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nummulitidae

Numanoids
Number 10
Number Ten
Number of the Beast
Numbers
Numenius
Numenius arquata
Numenius borealis
Numida
Numida meleagris
Numidia
Numidian
Numidians
Numididae
Numidinae
Nummulitidae
Nun
Nunatsiavut
Nunatukavut
Nunavik
Nunavimmiut
Nunavummiuq
Nunavummiut
Nunavut
Nunc dimittis
Nung
Nunga
Nunki
Nuoro
Nuphar advena

Literary usage of Nummulitidae

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1906)
"Hence it would appear that in this mode of reproduction, in the nummulitidae, the size of the offspring is approximately proportional to the volume of the ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"... class Rhizopoda, order Foraminifera, family nummulitidae. The shape of the shell of the young is a spheroid, but changes during the growth of the animal ..."

3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"... are merged with the nummulitidae for the reasons given above. It appears highly probable that the ..."

4. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"... class Rhizopoda, order Foraminifera, family nummulitidae. The shape of the shell of the young is a spheroid, but changes during the growth of the animal ..."

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