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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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CANCELLATE   Having sculptural lines that intersect at right angles; = DECUSSATE; RETICULATE. See illustration: Composite Gastropod and Composite Bivalve. See also: TESSELLATE.
Photo: Chione cancellata (Linne, 1767)

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