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Definition of the noun Lituolidae

What does Lituolidae mean as a name of something?

Lituolidae is a family of Lituolida.

Lituolidae is a family of Lituoloidea, described by Blainville in 1827.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Lituolidae (Ammobaculites), Placopsilinidae (Placopsilina) Superfamily Haplophragmiacea – test streptospirally coiled with interiomarginal or areal aperture Families: Ammosphaeroidinidae (Adercotryma) and Ammobaculinidae (Ammobaculinus) Superfamily Coscinophragmatacea – test perforate, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, a Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1884)

Shell arenaceous, Lituolidae. B. PERFORATA.—Many minute apertures. 1. One-chambered, Lagenidae. Vitreous. 2. Many-chambered, Globigerinidae. 3. Many-chambered, with internal canals, Nummulitidae. See Carpenter on Foraminifera ; Huxley, Anat. of Invert. Animals. Fossil Foraminifera. The earliest records of this order yet observed are in sandstones, ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE NEW EDITION VOL. IV (1892)

by ROBERT CHAMBERS

Among Lituolidae, Parkeria and Loftusia are relatively large forms — about two inches in diameter and length respectively. A peculiarly interesting Challenger form among the pelagic Globigerinids — Hastigerina murrayi — has the shell surrounded by a zone of bubbly protoplasm, and in its vacuoles and internal shell suggests Kadiolarian characteristics. The species of Foraminifera are legion, probably above two thousand. They are interesting, as illustrating complexity and lieauty of ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

J A fossil genus of Foraminifera, of the family Lituolidae, from the lias: so named from the manner in which the tubelike organism is coiled upon itself. Involution (in-vo-lu'shon), n. [L. involutio, involutionis, from in ...

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