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Mitridae is a family of Neogastropoda.

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

by John Wesley Tunnell

Mitridae is a large family of gastropods of approximately 300 species. Mitrids are found in all tropical and temperate warm waters (Rehder 1981). Shell shape varies from solid, fusiform, cylindrical, broadly ovate, to narrowly elongate with an ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

The Mitridae are tropical shells, the best-known examples being, perhaps, Mitra episcopalis, which is white, with squarish, red spots arranged in rows. The VolutidjE include some of the finest of the tropical shells. The animal has a long foot ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Mitridae (mit'ri-de), n. pi. [NL., < Mitra + -ida;.] A family of rachiglossate pectinibran - chiate gastropods, typified by the genus Mitra : the miter-shelfs. The family is related to the volutes and olives, and is often merged in Volutidee. The teeth of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Mitridae. Genus: Mitra, Lam. Family 14.—Oliridae. Genera: Olira, Brug. ; Ancilla, Lam.; Harpa, Lam. Family 15.-J'olutidae. Genera: Voluta, L.; Cymbium, Montf.; Marginella, Lam.; Volraria, Lam. Further Remarks on the Repfant Azygobranchia.

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

Mitridae. Genus: Mitra, Lam. Fig. 38.—Animal and shell of Pyrula laevigata. a, siphon; b, 112 M O L L U S C A.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

3Family Mitridae, class Gastropoda: Mitra and other genera. 7verb [with obj.] join by means of a mitre joint or seam. – origin late Middle English: from Old French, via Latin from Greek mitra 'belt or turban'. mitre box (also mitre block or mitre ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Mitridae (mit'ri-de), to. pi. [NL., < Mitra + -idw.] A family of rachiglossate pectinibran- chiate gastropods, typified by the genus Mitra; the miter-shells. The family !b related to the volutes and olives, and is often merged in VoluUdce. The teeth of the ...

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