: a genus of hollow ovoidal calcareous fossils that have walls with a honeycomb structure and are often considered to belong among or to be related to the Porifera but are sometimes treated as calcareous algae

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New Latin, from Latin nidulus small nest + New Latin -ites

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“Nidulites.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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