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Definition of the noun spirulidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. coextensive with the genus Spirula; included in the order Belemnoidea in some older classifications

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Google previewCephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories (2016)

by Amanda Reid

Spirulidae is the sister taxon to the Sepiidae; (3) the Octopodidae are paraphyletic; (4) the Argonautoidea are basal within the Incirrata; and (5) Benthoctopus and Enteroctopus are sister taxa. Strugnell et al. (2005) also noted that, in some instances, topology varied according to the model used. This was investigated further by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Spirulidae.—Spirula, Lamarck. TETRABRANCHIATA. Nautilidae.

Google previewDictionary of Scientific Terms (1869)

by Peter Austin Nuttall

It embraces the families Nautilidae, Ammonitidae, Spirulidae, and Belemnitidae. Polytrophia (Gr. Zogys, and trophe nourishment), ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

A genus of Mollusca, of the order Cephalopoda, and forming the family Spirulidae. SPIRULIDAE, spi-rule-de, s. (spirula, the only genus belonging to the family.) A name given by Professor Owen ...

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

A genus of Mollusca, of the order Cephalopoda, and forming the family Spirulidae. SPIRULIDAE, spi-rule-de, s. ( spirula, the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

The following are the principal families:— A, Oigopsida— Families — Thysanoteuthidae, Orumastrephid®, Onychoteuthidae, Gonatidae, Chiroteuthidae, Cranchiadae, Spirulidae, and the fossil Decapods with "guarded" shells. B, Myopsida— Families— Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae, Sepiidae, and Loliginidae. Fig. 24.- SPIEUla. The position of the shell is indicated as it seen throng h the skin. Sub-order 2.— Octopoda. The members of this sub- order have short baglike bodies ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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SPIRULIDAE, Woodward. Shell internal, nacreous, discoidal, whirls separate, manychambered; the involute spire next the ventral surface of the body; septa concave, next the outlet; siphuncle near the concavity of the shell-curve; mantle with a tricuspid front-border, bilobed behind, and terminated by a subcircular fleshy disc, with a narrow lamelliform appendage on each side; at the notches on the dorsal and ventral sides, above the disc, are exposed parts of the last whirl ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

SPIRULA: SPIRULIDAE. Agenus and family of Dibranchiate Cephalopods. According to the judgment of J. E. Gray, Esq., of the British Museum, “there is every reason to believe that the Spirula is the nearest recent ally of the Ammonites, so abundant and so numerous in kinds, found in the different fossiliferous strata.” “The animal,” Mr. Gray observes, “has all the general external characters of the cuttle-fish ; that is SPIRUL.A . w1 TH THE AN 1MAT. to say, it has a large distinct head with ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

constituting the family Spirulidae. The animal resembles a cuttle-fish, having, like it, eight arms, two tentacles, and an ink-bag; but it is destitute of fins, and has a chambered shell, like that of the nautilus. Three species have been distinguished, all inhabiting the seas of the warmer parts of the world, particularly of the southern hemisphere. Shells of Spirulae are strewed in abundance on the shores of New Zealand. A few are ...

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Scrabble value of S1P3I1R1U1L1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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