mollusk genus

Definitions of mollusk genus
  1. noun
    a genus of mollusks
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    Haliotis, genus Haliotis
    type genus of the family Haliotidae
    Lambis, genus Lambis
    scorpion shells of shallow tropical waters of the eastern hemisphere
    Strombus, genus Strombus
    type genus of the family Strombidae
    Helix, genus Helix
    type genus of the family Helicidae
    Limax, genus Limax
    a genus of Limacidae
    genus Nerita
    type genus of the Neritidae
    genus Neritina
    a genus of Neritidae
    Littorina, genus Littorina
    type genus of the family Littorinidae: periwinkles
    Patella, genus Patella
    type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets
    Fissurella, genus Fissurella
    type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets
    Ancylus, genus Ancylus
    type genus of the family Ancylidae: river limpet
    Aplysia, Tethys, genus Aplysia, genus Tethus
    type genus of the family Aplysiidae
    Hermissenda, genus Hermissenda
    genus of marine sea slugs
    Haminoea, genus Haminoea
    common genus of marine bubble shells of the Pacific coast of North America
    genus Physa
    type genus of the Physidae; freshwater air-breathing snails
    Cypraea, genus Cypraea
    type genus of the family Cypraeidae: the typical cowries
    genus Chiton
    a genus of Polyplacophora
    Mya, genus Mya
    type genus of the family Myacidae
    Venus, genus Venus
    type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
    Mercenaria, genus Mercenaria
    a genus of Veneridae
    Ensis, genus Ensis
    razor clams
    Tridacna, genus Tridacna
    type genus of the family Tridacnidae: giant clams
    Cardium, genus Cardium
    type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles
    Ostrea, genus Ostrea
    type genus of the family Ostreidae
    Crassostrea, genus Crassostrea
    Virginia oysters
    Pinctada, genus Pinctada
    pearl oysters
    Anomia, genus Anomia
    type genus of the family Anomiidae: saddle oysters
    Placuna, genus Placuna
    windowpane oysters
    Arca, genus Arca
    type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
    Mytilus, genus Mytilus
    type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels
    Unio, genus Unio
    type genus of the family Unionidae
    Anodonta, genus Anodonta
    thin-shelled freshwater mussels
    Dreissena, genus Dreissena
    zebra mussels
    genus Pecten
    type genus of the family Pectinidae: sea and bay scallops
    genus Teredo
    type genus of the family Teredinidae
    Bankia, genus Bankia
    giant shipworms
    Pholas, genus Pholas
    type genus of the family Pholadidae: piddocks
    genus Nautilus
    type genus and sole recent representative of the family Nautilidae
    genus Octopus
    type genus of the family Octopodidae
    Argonauta, genus Argonauta
    type genus of the family Argonautidae: paper nautilus
    genus Loligo
    squids
    genus Ommastrephes
    a genus of Decapoda
    Sepia, genus Sepia
    type genus of the Sepiidae
    genus Spirula
    genus of small cephalopods with many-chambered spiral shells resembling those of the extinct belemnites
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    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
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