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Pecten (bivalve)

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Pecten is a genus of large scallops or saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. [1]

21 relations: Bivalvia, Comb, Cretaceous, Family (biology), Genus, Mollusca, Ocean, Otto Friedrich Müller, Patinopecten yessoensis, Pecten albicans, Pecten jacobaeus, Pecten maximus, Pecten novaezelandiae, Pecten sulcicostatus, Quaternary, Rake (tool), Royal Dutch Shell, Scallop, Type genus, Valve (mollusc), Wales.


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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A comb is a toothed device used for styling, cleaning and managing hair and scalp.

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The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.

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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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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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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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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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Otto Friedrich Müller

Otto Friedrich Müller, also Mueller (2 November 1730 – 26 December 1784) was a Danish naturalist.

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Patinopecten yessoensis

Patinopecten yessoensis (Yesso scallop, Giant Ezo scallop, Ezo giant scallop) is a species of scallop.

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Pecten albicans

Pecten albicans, common name Japanese baking scallop, is a species of marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Pecten jacobaeus

Pecten jacobaeus, the Mediterranean scallop, is a species of scallop, an edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Pecten maximus

Pecten maximus, common names the great scallop, king scallop, St James shell or escallop, is a northeast Atlantic species of scallop, an edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae.

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Pecten novaezelandiae

Pecten novaezelandiae, common name the New Zealand scallop, is a bivalve mollusc of the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Pecten sulcicostatus

Pecten sulcicostatus, the South African scallop, is a species of large scallops or saltwater clams.

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Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).

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Rake (tool)

A rake (Old English raca, cognate with Dutch raak, German Rechen, from the root meaning "to scrape together," "heap up") is a broom for outside use; a horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used to collect leaves, hay, grass, etc., and, in gardening, for loosening the soil, light weeding and levelling, removing dead grass from lawns, and generally for purposes performed in agriculture by the harrow.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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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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Type genus

In biological classification, especially zoology, the type genus is the genus which defines a biological family and the root of the family name.

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Valve (mollusc)

A mollusc valve is each articulating part of the shell of a mollusc.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pecten_(bivalve)

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