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  1. Naticidae, family Naticidaenoun



  1. naticidae

    Naticidae is a family of sea snails, also known as moon snails or necklace shells, primarily known for their distinct rounded shape and relatively large size. They are predatory marine gastropod mollusks which dig in the sand in search of bivalve mollusks, their primary source of food. The family includes several species, all characterized by the circular pattern on their shells that resembles the moon's surface.


  1. Naticidae

    Naticidae, common name the moon snails, is a family of minute to large-sized predatory sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha. Naticidae is the only family in the superfamily Naticoidea. It has been estimated that worldwide there are about 260–270 Recent species of naticid snails. This group is assumed to have originated in the late Triassic or in the early Jurassic. Members of this family can be recognized by the shape of their shells, distinct appearance or by their predatory behavior.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naticidae in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naticidae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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