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
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New Lamellibranchia and Gastropoda from the Upper Cretaceous of Pondoland (with an appendix on some species from the Cretaceous of Zululand).
A systematic study of the animal remains unearthed from 10 separate shell middens of the Dingsishan cultural phase in the Yongjiang Valley suggests that 84 species belonging to seven classes of animal (Gastropoda, Lamellibranchia, Crustacea, Pisces, Reptilia, Aves, Mammalia) were exploited during this cultural phase (Lu, P.