Lamellariidae

plural noun

La·​mel·​la·​ri·​idae
ləˌmeləˈrīəˌdē
: a family of marine gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) having a delicate shell which is often completely enclosed within the mantle

Word History

Etymology

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 22 Feb. 2024.

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