Petricolidae

plural noun Pet·ri·col·i·dae \ ˌpe‧trəˈkäləˌdē \

Definition of Petricolidae

:a family of bivalve mollusks (suborder Veneracea) having an elongated shell with which they burrow in soft rock or clay

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Origin and Etymology of petricolidae

New Latin, from Petricola, type genus + -idae


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