My specimen was not commensal, but was hidden among the mollusc tubes.
Christopher found the mollusc very shy, the shell innutritive.
The mollusc, in particular, never rolls the winding ramp of the shell without reference to the scientific curve.
Latreille, on the contrary, classed them near the mollusc, chiton.
A very fine nacre is yielded by this mollusc, which is much used in ornamental cabinet-work.
We were too hungry to wait, so we sat down to our mollusc meal.
He was no longer content to remain in this aquarium, stuck like a mollusc to the side of the tank.
One of these hooks had caught a mollusc which goes by the name of Portuguese man-of-war.
Dan finding it no longer necessary to perform the part of bellows, got up and surveyed the mollusc with infinite satisfaction.
Multivalve, mul′ti-valv, n. a mollusc having a shell of more than two valves.
|mollusk or mollusc |
Any of numerous invertebrate animals of the phylum Mollusca, usually living in water and often having a hard outer shell. They have a muscular foot, a well-developed circulatory and nervous system, and often complex eyes. Mollusks include gastropods (snails and shellfish), slugs, octopuses, squids, and the extinct ammonites. Mollusks appear in the fossil record in the early Cambrian Period, but it is not known from what group they evolved.