Painted Egg Cockle

(Ravenel, 1861)

Laevicardium pictum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Cardiida

Cardiidae

Cardiidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 142299

Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 16

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Virginia to Florida

6 to 155 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Soft sand or mud

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Laevicardium pictum (Ravenel, 1861). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381792 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.

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/