Elegant Dosinia

(Born, 1778)

Dosinia concentrica

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Venerida

Veneridae

Veneridae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 481864

Shell Information

Length (mm): 76

N/A

Chirality:

They look similar to the Disk Dosinia, however they can be differentiated because they have half as many commarginal ridges on their shell.

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to Texas

0 to 60 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Dosinia concentrica (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=507553 on 2021-07-20