Atlantic Winged Oyster

(Roding, 1798)

Pteria colymbus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Ostreida

Pteriidae

Pteriidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 398056

Shell Information

Length (mm): 70

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Uruguay

0 to 91 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Pteria colymbus (Roding, 1798). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420735 on 2021-07-20

Mikkelsen, P. M., & Bieler, R. (28). Seashells of southern Florida: Living marine mollusks of the Florida keys and Adjacent REGIONS, bivalves. Princeton: Princeton University Press.