Radiolites

noun
Ra·​di·​o·​li·​tes | \ˌrādēōˈlīt(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of Radiolites 

: a genus (the type of the family Radiolitidae) of Cretaceous lamellibranchs with the lower valve conical and the upper nearly flat

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History and Etymology for Radiolites

New Latin, from Late Latin radiolus small sunbeam + New Latin -ites

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