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pholas British & World English

The common piddock (mollusc)

Pholas in piddock British & World English

A bivalve mollusc which bores into soft rock or other firm surfaces. The valves of the shell have a conspicuous gap between them and rough frontal ridges to aid in boring

Pholas dactylus in pholas British & World English

The common piddock (mollusc)