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  1. Placuna, genus Placunanoun

    windowpane oysters


  1. placuna

    Placunidae, also known as windowpane oysters, windowpane shells, and Capiz shells, are a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks which are related to oysters and scallops. This family is best known for the shells of the species Placuna placenta, which are translucent, and are commonly used in shellcraft production. In some cultures, they are cut into 2" x 2" and pressed by a 1/4" wood and are used as a form of light-admitting window. This shells are a bit reflective and are even used as room movable divider (partition). The family is closely related to the Anomiidae (saddle oysters). One of the main differences is that the Placunidae do not attach themselves to a hard surface but are instead a mud-living family.


  1. placuna

    Placuna is a genus of bivalve mollusks, more commonly known as windowpane oysters. They are known for their translucent shells, which are often used for various decorative items due to their unique appearance. The most well known species in the Placuna genus is Placuna placenta, also known as the Capiz shell in the Philippines.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placuna in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placuna in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    A arbitrary
    B ravening
    C aculeate
    D tacky

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