An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

OVAL   Like a circle that has been somewhat flattened; see also: OVATE; SUBOVAL.
See other bivalve shapes.

SUBOVAL   Like a circle that has been only slightly flattened; see also: OVAL; OVATE.
See other bivalve shapes.

TRIGONALLY SUBOVAL   Having features of being triangular and somewhat OVAL in shape. See other bivalve shapes.

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