|Genus:|| Thyasira |
Thyasira is a genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Thyasiridae.
There are more than 50 species in the genus, including both extant (living) and extinct fossil species:
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Thyasira gouldi, common name the Northern hatchet-shell, is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Thyasiridae.
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T. gouldii may refer to:
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