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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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DIVARICATE   Having the sculpture composed of pairs of rather widely divergent COSTAE or threads, as in the genus Divalinga. See illustration: Composite Bivalve. See also: LATTICED; SCISSULATE; TRANSVERSE.
Photo: Divalinga quadrisulcata (d'Orbigny, 1846)

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