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Fissurellidae

Definition of the noun fissurellidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. marine limpets

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (2010)

by John Wesley Tunnell

Spotted Limpet Fissurellidae is a large family of gastropods ofabout 20 genera usually found in tropical or temperate waters. Fissurellids, commonly called keyhole limpets, are a derived group of vetigastropods that have evolved a limpetlike ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The Fissurellidae . . . are structurally closely allied to the . . . [Haliotidae], but in external appearance they seem far different. The shell is conical, and shows but very slightly any spiral. The series of openings of the Haliotis are replaced by a ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

The Fissurellidae . . . are structurally closely allied to the . . . [Haliotidae], but in external appearance they seem far different. The shell is conical, and shows but very slightly any spiral. The series of openings of the Haliotis are replaced by a ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Fissurellidae, -si-rel/li-de. The keyhole limpets, a fam. of gasteropodous mollusks, ord. Scutibranchiata. Fissure-needle, fishür-nē/dl. Aspiral needle for '' together the lips of a wound, so made as to introduce a thread or wire, which is left in the ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1884)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use. A Volume for Universal Reference Containing Over 20,000 Articles ... with 1,000 Illustrations

Fissurellidae, -sQ-rel'li-de. The keyhole limpets, a fam. of gasteropodous mollusks, ord. Scutibranchiata. Fissure-needle, fis'hur-nC'dl. A spiral needle for bringing together the lips of a wound, so made as to introduce a thread or wire, which is ...

Google previewA Geographic Dictionary of Rhode Island (1894)

by Henry Gannett

Fissurellidae of United States, Catalogue. H. A. Pilsbry and C. W. Johnson. (The Nautilus, v, 102- 107.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

Fissurellidae, class Gastropoda. keyhole saw 7noun a saw with a long, narrow blade for cutting small holes such as keyholes. keyhole surgery 7noun [mass noun] minimally invasive surgery carried out through a very small incision, with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

limpets (Fissurellidae, Acmaeidae, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

The Vetigastropoda contains the keyhole and slit limpets ( Fissurellidae), abalones (Haliotiidae), top shells (tro- chids), and about 10 other families.

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