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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

BIPECTINATE   Having two comb-like margins; branched like a feather; see also: PECTINATE; MONOPECTINATE.

MONOPECTINATE   Having one set of comb-like filaments; see also: BIPECTINATE; PECTINATE.

PECTINATE   A shape exemplified by the bivalve genus Pecten. see also: BIPECTINATE; MONOPECTINATE.
See other bivalve shapes.

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