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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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PEDIVELIGER   A VELIGER LARVA which has settled out of the PLANKTON and is in the process of METAMORPHOSIS, resorbing the VELUM, etc., and has the ability to crawl about with the aid of its foot. Term coined by Mel Carriker. See also: PLANTIGRADE.

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