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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

PIDDOCK   The common name for CLAMS a member of the bivalve family Pholadidae, including the genera Barnea, Cyrtopleura, Zirfaea, Martesia and others.

Left photo: Martesia striata (Linne, 1758); Right photo: Cyrtopleura costata (Linne, 1758)

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