family Naticidae


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Noun1.family Naticidae - moonshells
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives
moon shell, moonshell - marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires
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janthostoma belongs to the family Naticidae. These 4 gastropods were collected from the lagoon in mid October 2008 and 2009.
Euspira lewisiiis a gastropod in the family Naticidae, a group commonly known as moon snails, which are infaunal, predatory snails that feed on bivalves.