HyperDic: class_bivalvia

English > 1 sense of the expression class Bivalvia:
NOUNanimalclass Bivalvia, Bivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypodaoysters
English > class Bivalvia: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningoysters; clams; scallops; mussels.
SynonymsBivalvia, Lamellibranchia, class Lamellibranchia, class Pelecypoda
Member ofMollusca, phylum Molluscagastropods
MembersAnomiidae, family Anomiidaesaddle oysters
Arcidae, family Arcidaeark shells
Cardiidae, family CardiidaeSomewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
Myaceae, order Myaceaeclams
Mytilidae, family Mytilidaemarine mussels
Ostreidae, family Ostreidaeoysters
Pectinidae, family Pectinidaescallops
Pholadidae, family PholadidaeA family of Bivalvia
Placuna, genus Placunawindowpane oysters
Pteriidae, family Pteriidaepearl oysters
Teredinidae, family Teredinidaeshipworms
Tridacnidae, family Tridacnidaelarge marine hard ... / hard-shell clams
Unionidae, family Unionidaefreshwater mussels found worldwide / worldwide
bivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
spatA young oyster or other bivalve
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
SpanishBivalvia, clase Bivalvia, clase Lamellibranchia, clase Pelecypoda, lamelibranquios
CatalanBivalvia

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