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Anomiidae

Index Anomiidae

Anomiidae is a family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs related to scallops and oysters, and known as anomiids. [1]

33 relations: Adhesive, Alcide d'Orbigny, Animal, Anomia (bivalve), Anomia simplex, Anomia trigonopsis, Anomioidea, Asia, Bivalve shell, Bivalvia, Byssus, Carl Linnaeus, Chalk, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Enigmonia, Family (biology), Frederick Wollaston Hutton, Gérard Paul Deshayes, Lampshade, Mollusca, Monia zelandica, Ocean, Oyster, Paint, Pectinoida, Pododesmus patelliformis, Pododesmus rudis, Rodolfo Amando Philippi, Scallop, Shellac, Solder, Transparency and translucency, Windowpane oyster.

Adhesive

An adhesive, also known as glue, cement, mucilage, or paste, is any substance applied to one surface, or both surfaces, of two separate items that binds them together and resists their separation.

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Alcide d'Orbigny

Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d'Orbigny (6 September 1802 – 30 June 1857) was a French naturalist who made major contributions in many areas, including zoology (including malacology), palaeontology, geology, archaeology and anthropology.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Anomia (bivalve)

Anomia is a genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Anomiidae.

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Anomia simplex

Anomia simplex, or the common jingle shell, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae.

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Anomia trigonopsis

Anomia trigonopsis, also known as the New Zealand jingle, is a species of marine bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae, the anomiids.

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Anomioidea

The Anomioidea are a superfamily of marine bivalve molluscs that include two families, the Anomiidae and the Placunidae, the jingle shells and saddle shells.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Bivalve shell

A bivalve shell is part of the body, the exoskeleton or shell, of a bivalve mollusk.

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Bivalvia

Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.

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Byssus

A byssus is a bundle of filaments secreted by many species of bivalve mollusk that function to attach the mollusk to a solid surface.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Chalk

Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.

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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, as he is known in Europe (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), was a nineteenth-century polymath born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France.

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Enigmonia

Enigmonia is a genus of saltwater clams, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae, the jingle shells.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Frederick Wollaston Hutton

Captain Frederick Wollaston Hutton, FRS, (16 November 1836 – 27 October 1905) was an English-New Zealand scientist who applied the theory of natural selection to explain the origins and nature of the natural history of New Zealand.

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Gérard Paul Deshayes

Gérard Paul Deshayes (May 13, 1795 – June 9, 1875) was a French geologist and conchologist.

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Lampshade

A lampshade is a fixture that covers the lightbulb on a lamp to diffuse the light it emits.

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Mollusca

Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.

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Monia zelandica

Monia zelandica, is a species of marine bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae, the jingle shells.

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Ocean

An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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Oyster

Oyster is the common name for a number of different families of salt-water bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.

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Paint

Paint is any liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition that, after application to a substrate in a thin layer, converts to a solid film.

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Pectinoida

Pectinoida is a taxonomic suborder of large and medium-sized saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks, commonly known as scallops and their allies.

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Pododesmus patelliformis

Pododesmus patelliformis or ribbed saddle-oyster is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae.

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Pododesmus rudis

Pododesmus rudis, or the false jingle shell, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae.

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Rodolfo Amando Philippi

Rodolfo Amando (or Rudolph Amandus) Philippi (14 September 1808 – 23 July 1904) was a German–Chilean paleontologist and zoologist.

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Scallop

Scallop is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of saltwater clams or marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Shellac

Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand.

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Solder

Solder (or in North America) is a fusible metal alloy used to create a permanent bond between metal workpieces.

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Transparency and translucency

In the field of optics, transparency (also called pellucidity or diaphaneity) is the physical property of allowing light to pass through the material without being scattered.

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Windowpane oyster

The windowpane oyster (Placuna placenta) is a bivalve marine mollusk in the family of Placunidae.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anomiidae

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