Receptaculitidae

plural noun
Re·​cep·​tac·​u·​lit·​i·​dae

Definition of Receptaculitidae

: a family of calcareous fossils sometimes placed in the Hyalospongiae but usually set apart as the class Receptaculida — see receptaculites

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History and Etymology for Receptaculitidae

New Latin, from Receptaculites, type genus + -idae

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“Receptaculitidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Receptaculitidae. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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