Conchifera

Conchifera is a subphylum of the phylum Mollusca. It comprises all of the shell-bearing classes of molluscs, including the snails, clams, tusk shells, ammonites, monoplacophorans, and so on. The other one is Aculifera.

Conchifera
Giant clam or Tridacna gigas.jpg
Scientific classification
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Conchifera

Gegenbaur, 1878 [1]
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This taxonomic term is used mostly by paleontologists, and not by scientists who study the living molluscs.

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Classes within the Conchifera include:

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