Broad Paper Cockle

(Born, 1778)

Papyridea lata

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Cardiida

Cardiidae

Cardiidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 33

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

South Carolina to Brazil

73 to 0 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Soft sand or mud

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Papyridea lata (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381295 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.