This ClipArt gallery features 147 illustrations of bivalves, including species of clams, mussels, scallops, and oysters.

A typical clam shell formed by lingual ribbon.

Clam Shell

A typical clam shell formed by lingual ribbon.

A bivalve mollusk shell.

Clam Shell

A bivalve mollusk shell.

A bivalve mulluk shell.

Clam Shell

A bivalve mulluk shell.

A mussel shell of the stone—boring genus Lithodomus.

Date Shell

A mussel shell of the stone—boring genus Lithodomus.

Elegant shells ribbed and mottled with various colors. They grow by additins made to the edge.

Pecten Shell

Elegant shells ribbed and mottled with various colors. They grow by additins made to the edge.

A sharp shelled clam.

Razor Shell

A sharp shelled clam.

A shell in the shape of a wing.

Wing Shell

A shell in the shape of a wing.

Numerous mussels shells packed tightly together.

Mussel Shells

Numerous mussels shells packed tightly together.

Ocean shells that typically bear beautiful pearls.

Pearl Shells

Ocean shells that typically bear beautiful pearls.

The Shipworm (Teredo navalis) is a saltwater clam that is known for boring into wooden structures such as ships, piers, and docks.

Shipworm

The Shipworm (Teredo navalis) is a saltwater clam that is known for boring into wooden structures such…

"Teredo navalis, in a piece of timber. P, pallets; SS, siphons; T, tube; V, valve; of shell." -Parker, 1900

Shipworm in Wood

"Teredo navalis, in a piece of timber. P, pallets; SS, siphons; T, tube; V, valve; of shell." -Parker,…

"The <em>U. spinosa</em> is found in the Mississippi River." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Unio spinosa

"The U. spinosa is found in the Mississippi River." — Goodrich, 1859

"The more remarkable species of the genus <em>Spondylus</em>; their valves are unequal."

Spondylus Crassisquama (Lamarck.)

"The more remarkable species of the genus Spondylus; their valves are unequal."

"The more remarkable species of the genus <em>Spondylus</em>; their valves are unequal."

Spondylus Gaederopus (Lina.)

"The more remarkable species of the genus Spondylus; their valves are unequal."

"The more remarkable species of the genus <em>Spondylus</em>; their valves are unequal."

Spondylus Imperialis (Chemn.)

"The more remarkable species of the genus Spondylus; their valves are unequal."

"The more remarkable species of the genus <em>Spondylus</em>; their valves are unequal. A native of the Indian Ocean and rarely met with."

Spondylus Regius (Linn.)

"The more remarkable species of the genus Spondylus; their valves are unequal. A native of…

"Tellina Balthica&mdash; a common marine shell in the Boulder Clays." -Taylor, 1904

Tellina Balthica

"Tellina Balthica— a common marine shell in the Boulder Clays." -Taylor, 1904

"Tellina crassa." -Taylor, 1904

Tellina crassa

"Tellina crassa." -Taylor, 1904

"In the Arcacea the shells are nearly equal, usually thick and furnished with a long row of reeth at the hinge. Among them is the <em>Arca tortuosa</em> the shell somewhat twisted and striated' found in the Indian Ocean." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Arca tortuosa

"In the Arcacea the shells are nearly equal, usually thick and furnished with a long row of reeth at…

"The center is a bright violet, with brownish longitudinal, punctured lines. All these are inhabitants of the tropical seas."

Tridacna Squamosa (Inside) (Lamarck)

"The center is a bright violet, with brownish longitudinal, punctured lines. All these are inhabitants…

"The center is a bright violet, with brownish longitudinal, punctured lines. All these are inhabitants of the tropical seas."

Tridacna Squamosa (Outside) (Lamarck)

"The center is a bright violet, with brownish longitudinal, punctured lines. All these are inhabitants…

"Trigonia&ndash;a common Oolitic fossil." -Taylor, 1904

Trigonia

"Trigonia–a common Oolitic fossil." -Taylor, 1904

"Waldheimia flavescens. Interior of ventral valve. f, foramen; d, deltidium; t, teeth; a, adductor impressions; c, divaricator; d, accessory divaricators; b, ventral adjustor; b', peduncular muscle." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Ventral Valve

"Waldheimia flavescens. Interior of ventral valve. f, foramen; d, deltidium; t, teeth; a, adductor impressions;…

"Among the cast number of species belonging to the Veneridae family, many are extremely rare, and much sought after by collectors in consequence of their great beauty"

Venus Gnidia (Broderip)

"Among the cast number of species belonging to the Veneridae family, many are extremely rare, and much…

"Among the cast number of species belonging to the Veneridae family, many are extremely rare, and much sought after by collectors in consequence of their great beauty"

Venus Plicata (Gmel.)

"Among the cast number of species belonging to the Veneridae family, many are extremely rare, and much…

"The animal in this case is inclosed in a cacareous tube, the anterior extremity of which is closed by a curious perforated disk; the other end is ornamented with several ruffle-like bands." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Tube of the water-pot shell magnified

"The animal in this case is inclosed in a cacareous tube, the anterior extremity of which is closed…

"The animal in this case is inclosed in a cacareous tube, the anterior extremity of whichi is closed by a curious perforated disk; the other end is ornamented with several ruffle-like bands." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Tube of the watering-pot shell

"The animal in this case is inclosed in a cacareous tube, the anterior extremity of whichi is closed…