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  1. Molluscs are animals belonging to the phylum Mollusca

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  2. There are around 250,000 extant species within the phylum, with an estimated 70,000 extinct species

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  3. It is an extraordinarily diverse group, and representatives of the phylum live in a wide range of environments, from the deep-sea to fairly moist terrestrial habitats

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  4. The phylum Mollusca is typically divided into nine or ten taxonomic classes, of which two are extinct. Cephalopod molluscs such as squid, cuttlefish and octopus are among the most neurologically-advanced of all invertebrates – and either the giant

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  5. The gastropods, (snails and slugs), are by far the most numerous molluscs in terms of named species, accounting for 80% of the total

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