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  • proper n. A taxonomic class within the phylum Mollusca — the bivalve molluscs.

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  • Paula Mikkelsen Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY: BivAToL project funded by the National Science Foundation to reconstruct the phylogenetic relationships of the Bivalvia.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Among Caspian [mollusk | molluscs]], 119 endemic and subendemic species belong to two families of Bivalvia (Dreissenidae and Lymnocarduidae) and seven families of Gastropoda.

    Caspian lowland desert

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