Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Buccinidae: whelk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Effect of copper on activity and feeding in the subtidal prosobranch Babylonia lutosa (Lamarck) (Gastropoda: Buccinidae).
Effect of temperature and salinity on embryonic development of Babylonia formosae habei (Gastropoda: Buccinidae).
1985), and the presence of male characters in females in at least 12 Buccinidae genera (Power & Keegan 2001) has lead to the hypothesis that knobbed whelks may be protandric hermaphrodites that initially mature as males and then undergo functional sex reversal at larger sizes (Walker 1988).
Germ cell differentiation and sexual maturation of the female Neptunea (Barbitonia) arthritica cumingii (Crosse, 1862) (Gastropoda: Buccinidae).
The spotted Babylon, Babylonia areolata Link 1807, is a gastropod in the order Neogastropoda, family Buccinidae (Habe 1965).
Analysis of reproductive system ontogeny and homology in Nassarius vibex (Gastropoda: Buccinidae: Nassariidae).
Biogcography of the genus Neptunea (Gastropoda: Buccinidae) from the Pliocene and the lower Pleistocene of the Japan Sea borderland.
Effects of stocking density and algal concentration on the survival, growth and metamorphosis of Bobu Ivory shell, Babylonia formosaehabei (Neogastropoda: Buccinidae) larvae.
La Familia Buccinidae represento el segundo lugar con 2 generos y 2 especies (18.2%).
This species was formerly known as Cantharus (S.) capitanea (Berry, 1957) (Skoglund 1992) (family Buccinidae).