family Buccinidae


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Related to family Buccinidae: Cassidae
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Noun1.family 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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References in periodicals archive ?
The spotted Babylon, Babylonia areolata Link 1807, is a gastropod in the order Neogastropoda, family Buccinidae (Habe 1965).
This species was formerly known as Cantharus (S.) capitanea (Berry, 1957) (Skoglund 1992) (family Buccinidae).