Southern Horse Mussell

Beauperthuy, 1967

Modiolus squamosus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Mytilida

Mytilidae

Mytilidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 61220

Shell Information

Length (mm):

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Venezuala

0 to 200 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Mangrove swamps

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Modiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420706 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.