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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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METAPLAX   One of the ACCESSORY PLATES in the Pholadacea. Long, narrow plate covering the gap between posterodorsal margins in some Pholadidae; see also: HYPOPLAX; MESOPLAX; SIPHONOPLAX.

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