Clymenidae

plural noun
Cly·​men·​i·​dae | \ klīˈmenəˌdē, klə̇ˈ- \

Definition of Clymenidae

: a family of extinct Devonian ammonoids having the siphuncle at the dorsal margin of the whorls

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History and Etymology for Clymenidae

New Latin, from Clymenia, type genus (from Clymene + New Latin -ia) + -idae

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“Clymenidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clymenidae. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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