buchiid

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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from Buchiidae, from the genus name Buchia.

NounEdit

buchiid (plural buchiids)

  1. (malacology, paleontology) A bivalve mollusc of the extinct family Buchiidae
    • 1997, Rolf Ludvigsen, Life in Stone: A Natural History of British Columbia's Fossils[1], ISBN 0774805781, page 177:
      The buchiids were certainly the most abundant bivalve group in the oceans of British Columbia during the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous.

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