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See also: mollusca

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mollusca, feminine singular of molluscus (soft), from mollis (soft).

PronunciationEdit

  • (English) IPA(key): /məˈlʌskə/

Proper nounEdit

Mollusca

  1. The molluscs:
    1. A taxonomic phylum within the superphylum Protostomia.
    2. A taxonomic phylum within the superphylum Spiralia.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521