Northern Dwarf-Tellina

(Stimpson, 1857)

Ameritella agilis

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Cardiida

Tellinidae

Tellinidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 13

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to North Carolina

0 to 46 meters

Diet:

Suspension Feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Ameritella agilis (Stimpson, 1857). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=878476 on 2021-07-20

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.