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Phylum Mollusca
Molluscs form one of the largest groups in the animal kingdom, with more than 100,000 known species! They include all the shelled creatures of the seashore, with the exception of the barnacles. Chitons, clams, mussels, snails, nudibranchs... More >>
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The mollusc composes the large phylum Mollusca of invertebrate animals. Around 85,000 extant species of molluscs are recognized. Molluscs are the largest ...

bio.rutgers.edu/~gb102/lab_2/307am-mollusca.html

PHYLUM MOLLUSCA. The molluscs include a number of familiar animals, including snails, oysters, clams, octopuses and squids. Many species have a ...

www.earthlife.net/inverts/mollusca.html

An introduction to the biology, classification and ecology of Octopuses, Slugs, Snails and Squid the phylum Mollusca.

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/taxa/inverts/mollusca/mollusca.php

Mollusca is one of the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, with at least 50,000 living species (and more likely around 200,000). It includes such ...

www.boundless.com/biology/textbooks/boundless-biology-textbook/invertebrates-28/superphylum-lophotrochozoa-168/classification-of-phylum-mollusca-653-11874

Learn more about classification of phylum mollusca in the Boundless open textbook. The phylum Mollusca includes a wide variety of animals including the ...

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Learn more about phylum mollusca in the Boundless open textbook. Mollusks have a soft body and share several characteristics, including a muscular foot, ...

www.bio.fsu.edu/~bsc2011l/sp_05_doc/Mollusca_2-22-05.pdf

twisting of the visceral mass through a 180° rotation. • 1st 90° rotation usually occurs at the veliger stage. • the 2nd 90° rotation usually takes longer and occurs  ...

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The phylum Mollusca contains some of the most familiar invertebrates, including snails, slugs, clams, mussels, and octopuses. In contrast to these well-known ...

www.shapeoflife.org/phylum-mollusca

The word mollusc comes from the Latin meaning “soft,” a good description of the group's fleshy bodies. Of course, in an ocean filled with predators, a soft body is ...