Meaning of lunulate in English:

lunulate

adjective

See lunula

‘The study has also resulted in a clearer picture of the biogeography and biostratigraphy of the Monophorasteridae, and their great significance in the evolution of lunulate sand dollars in the Americas.’
  • ‘Mooi also established that other lunulate taxa such as the Astriclypeidae Stefanini, 1912, were not more closely related to the mellitids than monophorasterids.’
  • ‘They also have important biogeographic implications, given that lunulate sand dollars are today rather rare in the regions in which monophorasterids were once common.’
  • ‘Therefore, we cannot support Durham's derivation of New World lunulate clades from an ancestor in common with protoscutellids, either.’