HyperDic: mollusk_family

English > 1 sense of the expression mollusk family:
NOUNanimalmollusk familya family of mollusks
English > mollusk family: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA family of mollusks.
Member ofAnimalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdomtaxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
NarrowerAkeridae, family Akeridaebubble shells
Ancylidae, family AncylidaeFreshwater gastropod
Anomiidae, family Anomiidaesaddle oysters
Aplysiidae, family Aplysiidae, Tethyidae, family Tethyidaesea hares
Arcidae, family Arcidaeark shells
Argonautidae, family Argonautidaerepresented solely by the genus Argonauta
Belemnitidae, family Belemnitidaefamily of extinct Mesozoic cephalopods
Buccinidae, family Buccinidaewhelks
Cardiidae, family CardiidaeSomewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
Cymatiidae, family Cymatiidaetritons
Cypraeidae, family Cypraeidaefamily of marine gastropods comprising the cowries
Fissurellidae, family Fissurellidaemarine limpets
Haliotidae, family Haliotidaeabalones
Helicidae, family HelicidaeLand snails including the common edible snail and some pests
Limacidae, family Limacidaeslugs
Littorinidae, family Littorinidaeperiwinkles
Myacidae, family Myacidaesoft-shell clams
Mytilidae, family Mytilidaemarine mussels
Naticidae, family Naticidaemoonshells
Nautilidae, family Nautilidaespiral-shelled cephalopods
Neritidae, family Neritidaeneritids
Octopodidae, family OctopodidaeA family of Octopoda
Ostreidae, family Ostreidaeoysters
Patellidae, family Patellidaemarine limpets
Pectinidae, family Pectinidaescallops
Pholadidae, family PholadidaeA family of Bivalvia
Physidae, family PhysidaeFreshwater snails
Pteriidae, family Pteriidaepearl oysters
Sepiidae, family Sepiidaetrue cuttlefishes
Solenidae, family Solenidaerazor clams
Spirulidae, family Spirulidaecoextensive with the genus Spirula
Strombidae, family StrombidaeThe family of conchs
Teredinidae, family Teredinidaeshipworms
Tridacnidae, family Tridacnidaelarge marine hard ... / hard-shell clams
Unionidae, family Unionidaefreshwater mussels found worldwide / worldwide
Veneridae, family Veneridaehard ... / hard-shell clams
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

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