Capitellidae

plural noun Cap·i·tel·li·dae \ˌkapəˈteləˌdē\

Definition of Capitellidae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of polychaete worms that resemble the terrestrial oligochaetes in the simplicity of their structure

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Origin and Etymology of capitellidae

New Latin, from Capitella, type genus (alteration of Late Latin capitellum small head) + -idae


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