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Definition of the noun Mitridae
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Mitridae is a family of Neogastropoda.
- synonym: family Mitridae
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Mollusca
- class: Gastropoda
- order: Neogastropoda
- genus Austroimbricaria
- genus Calcimitra
- genus Cancilla
- genus Charitodoron
- genus Clifdenia
- genus Conoelix
- genus Cylindra
- genus Cylindromitra
- genus Dentrimitra
- genus Dibaphimitra
- genus Dibaphus
- genus Diplomitra
- genus Domiporta
- genus Eumitra
- genus Fusimitra
- genus Imbricaria
- genus Mitra
- genus Mitraria
- genus Mitroidea
- genus Nebularia
- genus Neocancilla
- genus Paleofusimitra
- genus Pterygia
- genus Scabricola
- genus Sohlia
- genus Strigatella
- genus Subcancilla
- genus Triara
- genus Vicimitra
- genus Ziba
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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.
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.
Oxford 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 ...
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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