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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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PALLIAL LINE   On the inside of some bivalve shells, a linear scar marking the attachment of the margin of the fleshy MANTLE to the shell. See illustration: Composite Bivalve. See also: INTEGROPALLIATE; MUSCULAR IMPRESSION; SINUPALLIATE.

See: Bivalve terminology, Anatomy of bivalves by Marlo Krisberg.

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