Lamellibranchia


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Related to Lamellibranchia: Pelecypoda, Bivalve molluscs
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Noun1.Lamellibranchia - oystersLamellibranchia - oysters; clams; scallops; mussels  
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
spat - a young oyster or other bivalve
family Tridacnidae, Tridacnidae - large marine hard-shell clams
Cardiidae, family Cardiidae - somewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
family Pteriidae, Pteriidae - pearl oysters
Anomiidae, family Anomiidae - saddle oysters
genus Placuna, Placuna - windowpane oysters
Arcidae, family Arcidae - ark shells
family Mytilidae, Mytilidae - marine mussels
family Unionidae, Unionidae - freshwater mussels found worldwide
family Pholadidae, Pholadidae - a family of Bivalvia
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
References in periodicals archive ?
Daily activity rhythm of two Mediterranean lamellibranchia (Pecten jacobeaus and Lithophaga lithophagu) regulated by light-dark period.
New Lamellibranchia and Gastropoda from the Upper Cretaceous of Pondoland (with an appendix on some species from the Cretaceous of Zululand).
Bivalves (Acephala, Lamellibranchia, Pelecypoda), In Carpenter, K.