What is another word for Family Veneridae?

3 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli vˈɛnəɹˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli vˈɛnəɹˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i v_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ_d_iː]

The Family Veneridae is a group of bivalve mollusks that are commonly known as venus clams. However, there are several synonyms for the term "Family Veneridae" that are used in scientific literature. These include the terms "Cythereinae," "Isocardiidae," and "Venerupinae." Each of these names refers to a subset of the Veneridae family that shares similar characteristics, such as their shape, size, and shell pattern. While some biologists may prefer to use one term over the others, they all refer to the same group of clams that are found all around the world in marine and estuarine habitats.

Synonyms for Family veneridae:

What are the hypernyms for Family veneridae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Gastropoda (Class), Mollusca (Phylum), Veneroida (Suborder).

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