Definition of Family pinnotheridae
1. Noun. Tiny soft-bodied crabs.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Brachyura, Suborder Brachyura
Member holonyms: Genus Pinnotheres, Pinnotheres
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Pinnotheridae
Literary usage of Family pinnotheridae
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1. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"I formerly regarded it as incertae sedis, but now believe that its proper place is in this subfamily. family pinnotheridae. ..."
2. Bibliotheca Zoologica by Julius Victor Carus, Wilhelm Engelmann, Otto Taschenburg, Ernst Wolfgang Taschenberg (1861)
"Bell, Thorn., Description of a new genus of Crustacea of the family Pinnotheridae ; in which the fifth pair of legs are reduced to an almost imperceptible ..."