Translation of univalve in Spanish:


univalvo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjunəˌvælv/ /ˈjuːnɪvalv/

Definition of univalvo in Spanish


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    univalvo masculine
    • Thus, all rostroconches and some helcionellacean univalves technically become stem group bivalves.
    • Now explain how a univalve differs from a bivalve, in more ways than just the number of shells.
    • But who speaks out for the univalve and the bivalve?
    • This univalve bonds tightly to the shell and rarely moves; over time, the crab ends up with a stack of many generations of slipper shells.


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    • In the earliest Cambrian, one lineage developed a bivalved mineralized shell (Fordilla and its relatives), the other an endogastric univalve shell (the Helcionellids).
    • Vetustovermis bears a number of morphological features that are found in Kimberella, which has been interpreted to have a non-mineralized but stiff univalve shell.