Anomiidae


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Noun1.Anomiidae - saddle oystersAnomiidae - saddle oysters      
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Anomia, Anomia - type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters
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The collection contained two families (Pectinidae and Anomiidae) in the order Pectinida with three species presenting images (Figs.
Prunum marginatum Cystiscidae Persicula interruptolineata Bullidae Bulla striata Bivalvia Arcidae Anadara brasilensis Arca imbricata Barbatia cancellaria Barbatia dominguensis Chamidae Chama florida Chama macerophylla Chama sinuosa Lucinidae Codakia orbicularis Mytilidae Lithophaga aristata Modiolus americanus Modiolus squamosus Ostreidae Ostrea equestris Anomiidae Pododesmus rudis Pectinidae Aequipecten lineolaris Argopecten nucleus Chlamys sp.
In contrast, prisms in most representative species of the orders Pectinoida and Ostreoida (families Propeamussiidae, Pectinidae, Anomiidae, and Ostreidae) show a clear internal structure consisting of a remarkable foliation (Fig.