• Mollusca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mollusca The molluscs or mollusks [note 1] / ˈ m ɒ l ə s k s / compose the large phylum of invertebrate animals known as the Mollusca. Around 85,000 extant species of ...
  • Mollusks: Clams, Snails, Octopus, Squid and Family

    www.kidport.com/RefLIB/Science/Animals/Mollusks.htm Mollusks were among the first inhabitants of the Earth. Fossils of mollusks have been found in rocks and date back over 500 million years.
  • What is a Mollusk? - Encyclopedia of Life

    eol.org/info/445 Vital organs: reduce, reuse, recycle. Mollusks are very efficient in the use of their body parts. They never settle for one function when an organ could serve two or ...
    • The Wonders of the Seas: Mollusks

      www.oceanicresearch.org/education/wonders/mollusk.html Mollusks also have an extension of the body wall called the mantle. This portion of the animal's anatomy is responsible for secreting the shell.
    • Mollusk | Definition of Mollusk by Merriam-Webster

      www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mollusk Define mollusk: biology : any one of a large group of animals (such as snails and clams) that have a soft body without a backbone and that usually live ...
    • mollusk | animal phylum | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/animal/mollusk Mollusk, also spelled mollusc, any soft-bodied invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, ... The mollusks have adapted to all habitats except air.