Lamellariidae

plural noun
La·​mel·​la·​ri·​idae | \ ləˌmeləˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Lamellariidae

: a family of marine gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) having a delicate shell which is often completely enclosed within the mantle

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History and Etymology for Lamellariidae

New Latin, from Lamellaria, type genus (from lamell- + -aria) + -idae

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“Lamellariidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lamellariidae. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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