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Related to Bivalvia: Pelecypoda, class Bivalvia
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Noun1.Bivalvia - oystersBivalvia - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
Erratum In the article "Physiological response of invasive mussel Limnopernafortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) submitted to transport and experimental conditions", DOI, published in Brazilian Journal of Biology, vol.
Population genetics and phylogeographv of freshwater mussels in North America, Elliptio dilatata and Actinonaias ligamentina (Bivalvia: Unionidae).
We also suggest that the anatomy of the tubes likely rules out intromission, a form of reproduction that, although rare in Bivalvia, has been observed in the teredinid genera Bankia and Nausitora (Clapp, 1951 quoted in Turner, 1966; Hiroki et ah, 1994; Velasquez et al., 2011).
Gonadal development and reproductive cycle of the boring bivalve, Barnea davidi (Deshayes, 1874) in Hampyeong Bay off the west coast of Korea (Bivalvia: Pholadidae).
Population structure, growth and production of the yellow clam Mesodesma mactroides (Bivalvia: Mesodesmatidae) from a high-energy, temperate beach in northern Argentina.
[33.] Dyachuk V, Odintsova N (2009) Development of the larval muscle system in the mussel Mytilus trossulus (Mollusca, Bivalvia).
Reproduction of Megapitaria squalida (Bivalvia: Veneridae) in the Southeast Gulf of California, Mexico
Bieler, "Systematic revision of the western Atlantic file clams, Lima and Ctenoides (Bivalvia: Limoida:Limidae)," Invertebrate Systematics, vol.
striatula (da Costa, 1778) (Bivalvia: Veneridae), the only extant species in the genus Chamelea Morch, 1853, are filter feeding, sand burrowing bivalves inhabiting European and North African coastal waters.