Melanellidae

plural noun Mel·a·nel·li·dae \ˌmeləˈneləˌdē\

Definition of Melanellidae

  1. :  a family of small spiral usually white marine gastropod mollusks (order Pectinibranchia) including a number that are parasitic on various echinoderms

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Origin and Etymology of melanellidae

New Latin, from Melanella, type genus + -idae


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