Lamellibranchia


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Related to Lamellibranchia: Pelecypoda, Bivalve molluscs
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Noun1.Lamellibranchia - oystersLamellibranchia - 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 ?
The thick shell mussel, Mytilus coruscus (Gould, 1861), belongs to the Mytilidae or true mussels (Mollusca; Bivalvia; Lamellibranchia; Mytiloida; Mytilus).
Ciclo gonadico del ostion americano Crassostrea virginica (Lamellibranchia: Ostreidae) en Mecoacan, Tabasco, Mexico.
Holme, "Notes on the mode of life of the Tellinidae (Lamellibranchia)," Journal of the Marine Biology Association UK, vol.
New Lamellibranchia and Gastropoda from the Upper Cretaceous of Pondoland (with an appendix on some species from the Cretaceous of Zululand).
Bivalves (Acephala, Lamellibranchia, Pelecypoda), In Carpenter, K.E., Niem, V.H.
Reproduction in Australian pearl oysters (Lamellibranchia).
Range of dispersion of the pelagic larvae of benthic invertebrates by currents and the migratory role of this dispersion taking Gastropoda and Lamellibranchia as examples.
Growth, biomass, mortality, production and potential yield of the West African clam, Egeria radiate (Lamarck) (Lamellibranchia, Donacidae) in the Cross River system, Nigeria.
Daily activity rhythm of two Mediterranean lamellibranchia (Pecten jacobeaus and Lithophaga lithophagu) regulated by light-dark period.