Acmaeidae

plural noun Ac·mae·idae \ ak-ˈmē-ə-ˌdē \

Definition of Acmaeidae

:a family of gastropod mollusks (suborder Docoglossa) comprising the typical limpets with conical shell, fringed mantle, and a single plumelike ctenidium — see acmaea

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Origin and Etymology of acmaeidae

New Latin, from Acmaea, type genus + -idae


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