Thesaurus / bivalve

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But a great number of the bivalve Testacea, and many also of the turbinated univalves, burrow in sand or mud.

They are voracious eaters, living principally on bivalve mollusks.

Bivalve -ed: applied to mouth parts consisting of two parts or valves united to form a tube.

Yes, enough to tell a bivalve when I see one: should like to have a ‘dozen fried’ before me now.

The Island HomeRichard Archer

The Ostracoda have the body enclosed in a bivalve shell-covering, and normally unsegmented.

It is enclosed in a bivalve shell, the two valves of which meet along the two sides, but are separate along the base.

The fresh-water mussel which we have studied is an example of the bivalve molluscs.

The term is applied more particularly to the tumid part in the hinge of bivalve shells on which the ligament is fixed.

A Conchological ManualGeorge Brettingham Sowerby

Dreisenssia, a genus of bivalve mollusc allied to the mussels.

The 11th class of Invertebrata, consisting of all those animals which have bivalve shells.

A Conchological ManualGeorge Brettingham Sowerby

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