clam-like

clam-like

adj
resembling a clam
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That shape can affect movement of clam-like objects in waves has been demonstrated previously Clever, 1958; Lever et al.
Like many less exceptional deposits, the Burgess harbors mild-mannered mollusks, trilobites (the ubiquitous, armored "cockroaches" of the Cambrian seas) and clam-like brachiopods.
In 1968, Stefan Bengtson of the University of Uppsala, Sweden, described several early Cambrian specimens of the small, clam-like Mobergella, each with a neat round hole through the apex of its shell.
notes that minute holes, or punctae, pepper the shell of the clam-like Mickwitzia.