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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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Mollusca - Wikipedia


The molluscs compose the large phylum Mollusca of invertebrate animals. Around 85,000 extant species of molluscs are recognized. Molluscs are the largest ...

Phylum Mollusca - Bio Rutgers


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

The Molluscs (Phylum Mollusca) - EarthLife.net


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

Phylum Mollusca


There are approximately 128,000 living species in phylum Mollusca (35,000 are extinct). • The great morphological diversity is the result of elaboration on the ...

The mollusca - University of California Museum of Paleontology


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 ...

Molluscs - Mollusca - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life


Brief Summary. The phylum Mollusca contains some of the most familiar invertebrates, including snails, slugs, clams, mussels, and octopuses. In contrast to ...

Classification of Phylum Mollusca - Boundless


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

Phylum Mollusca | the Shape of Life | The Story of the Animal Kingdom


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 ...

Phylum Mollusca - Boundless


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