Buccinidae


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Related to Buccinidae: whelk
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Noun1.Buccinidae - whelks
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
whelk - large carnivorous marine gastropods of coastal waters and intertidal regions having a strong snail-like shell
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In general, the shells of the species so far included in the Bullia group resemble those of the Buccinidae more closely than shells of nassariids.
Buccinidae Pisania auritula (Link, 1807) * Columbellidae Columbella mercatoria Linne, 1758 * Vasidae Vasum muricatum (Born, 1778) * Olividae Olivella sp.
Todos los aerofonos presentan una clara imitacion de la concha y de la espiral interna de caracoles marinos de la familia Buccinidae, cuya forma, a diferencia del spondylus princeps, es particularmente apropiada para la produccion de sonidos.
plumieri se destacan las especies de gasteropodos de las familias Muricidae, Bursidae y Buccinidae que se distinguen por poseer conchas coniformes y tener un amplio espectro alimenticio (carnivoros de tejidos blandos de corales, esponjas, tunicados, equinodermos y otros moluscos, herbivoros y detritivoros) (Diaz & Puyana 1994).