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pelecypod

(pə-lĕs′ə-pŏd′)
n.

pelecypod

see BIVALVE.
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The following were identified with varying depth: Sponges, echinoderms, pelecypods, bivalves, coralline algae and foraminifera Globorotalia cerroazulensis.
The limestone horizons are richly fossiliferous with abundant ammonites, pelecypods and echinoid remains.
Dimyarian pelecypods of the Mississippian Marshall Sandstone of Michigan.
The skeletons of invertebrates include pelecypods such as small juvenile oysters and many other species of claros, gastropods, and brachiopods (rhynchonellids), echinoid spines and parts of brittle starfish, foraminifera, and thin elongate skeletal tubes of calcite (several centimetres long by only a couple of millimetres diameter) that may be from an unidentified tube worm.
Otherwise, stone at the Tennessee quarry sites is reported to contain numerous macrofossils such as bryozoans, brachiopods, pelecypods and gastropods.
Although Rigby and Albi (1996) described a new species of hexactinellid sponge from the Puente Formation in Orange County and noted that pelecypods as well as fish were present in the unit, Schoellhamer et al.
Bryozoans, gastropods, and pelecypods dominate the fauna, and sharks are common.
Functional morphology and palaeontological significance of the conchiolin layers in corbulid pelecypods.
A diver collected epilithic algae, sandy sediment, macrophytes, pelecypods, and gastropods by hand.
The 24 following chapters, ranging from the protozoans to the pelecypods, provide succinct reviews of the various groups' general characteristics, historical notes on early studies of them, foods and feeding, biology, general ecology, reproduction, dispersal and geographical distribution, collecting and preserving, culture (where appropriate), taxonomy, and much more.
composition of macrobenthos species recorded along Uran coast, Navi Mumbai Gastropods 35% Crabs 20% Pelecypods 15% Sea weeds 11% Sponges 10% Polychactes 3% Flat worms 2% Cephalopods 2% Soft corals 1% Turnicates 1% Note: Table made from pie chart.