Definition of Family pinnotheridae

1. Noun. Tiny soft-bodied crabs.

Exact synonyms: Pinnotheridae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Brachyura, Suborder Brachyura
Member holonyms: Genus Pinnotheres, Pinnotheres



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Pinnotheridae

family Pholadidae
family Pholidae
family Pholididae
family Phthiriidae
family Phyllidae
family Phyllocladaceae
family Phyllostomatidae
family Phyllostomidae
family Phylloxeridae
family Physeteridae
family Physidae
family Phytolaccaceae
family Picidae
family Pieridae
family Pinaceae
family Pinnotheridae
family Piperaceae
family Pipidae
family Pipridae
family Pittidae
family Plantaginaceae
family Plasmodiidae
family Plasmodiophoraceae
family Plataleidae
family Platanaceae
family Platanistidae
family Platycephalidae
family Plethodontidae
family Pleurobrachiidae
family Pleuronectidae

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 ..."

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