Definition of Anomiidae
1. Noun. Saddle oysters.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Family
Group relationships: Bivalvia, Class Bivalvia, Class Lamellibranchia, Class Pelecypoda, Lamellibranchia
Member holonyms: Anomia, Genus Anomia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anomiidae
Literary usage of Anomiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks, with by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"... USNM, contains another very young Lima from Port Alfred, in the same state (CoU. No. 1249). Family anomiidae. ..."
2. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"anomiidae a, Valves of shell alike. 6, Not attached by byssus . ... anomiidae. Shell thin, with asymmetrical valves, the right valve being undermost and ..."
3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"The cavity of the branchial filaments is divided lengthwise by a connective tissue septum in the anomiidae, Arcidae, and in Pecten. ..."