family Pteriidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Pteriidae - pearl oysters
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Pinctada, Pinctada - pearl oysters
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In oysters from the family Pteriidae, the posterior adductor muscle is located centrally on the greatly inflated posterior face of the shell.
mazatlanica larvae to settlement was similar to that reported for other members of the family Pteriidae, such as P.