Maldanidae

plural noun
Mal·​dan·​i·​dae | \ malˈdanəˌdē \

Definition of Maldanidae

: a family of slender cylindrical polychaete worms having rudimentary parapodia, lacking differentiated gills, and living in sand tubes

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History and Etymology for Maldanidae

New Latin, from Maldane, type genus + -idae

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“Maldanidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maldanidae. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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