plural noun
He·​li·​o·​lit·​i·​dae | \ ˌhēlēōˈlitəˌdē \

Definition of Heliolitidae

: a family of Paleozoic tabulate corals probably related to the Helioporidae but having 12 radial septa in the large zooecia

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History and Etymology for Heliolitidae

New Latin, from Heliolites, type genus + -idae

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“Heliolitidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heliolitidae. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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