class Bivalvia

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Related to class Bivalvia: class Cephalopoda, class Gastropoda, Pelecypoda
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Noun1.class Bivalvia - oystersclass Bivalvia - 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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According to Nakamura (1985), 2n = 38 is the most frequent chromosome number in the class Bivalvia (40% of the reported 125 species).
1) PHYLUM MOLLUSCA Class Bivalvia Eurymyella angularis (2, 3, 4) Eurymyella convexa (2) Eurymyella denbowensis (2) Eurymyella plana (2, 3, 4) Eurymyella recta (2, 3, 4) Eurymyella shaleri (2, 3, 4) Eurymyella shaleri var.