Idiosepiidae

plural noun Id·i·o·se·pi·idae \ˌidē(ˌ)ōsəˈpīəˌdē\

Definition of Idiosepiidae

  1. :  a family of squids that includes a single tiny squid (Idiosepius pygmaeus or Idiosepion pygmaeum) of the Indian ocean which lacks an internal shell and is considerably less than an inch in length

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Origin and Etymology of idiosepiidae

New Latin, from Idiosepion or Idiosepius, type genus (from idio- + Greek sēpion cuttlefish bone) + -idae — more at sepia


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