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Molluscs

Pecten, a scallop.
Zoom in on Pecten, a scallop. From the collection of B. Poelker

Mollusca includes the snails, clams, squid, and chitons. Several bivalve species are known at Mazon Creek:

Pelecypoda, a clam
Pecten, a scallop

Find out more about Mollusca from the Berkeley site.

 
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