Small Nut Shell

Say, 1822

Nucula proxima

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Nuculida

Nuculidae

Nuculidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 5-10

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Eastern Canada to Central America

0 to 183 meters

Diet:

Detritivore and Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Sandy and mud substrates

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Nucula proxima Say, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156916 on 2021-06-10

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.