Spectral Bittersweet Clam

Nicol, 1952

Glycymeris spectralis

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Arcida

Glycymerididae

Glycymerididae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 200559 [Paratype], ANSP 193522

Shell Information

Length (mm): 19

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Central America

7 to 11 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Make shallow burrows in course sand

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Glycymeris spectralis Nicol, 1952. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420729 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/