Stiff Pen Shell

(Lightfoot, 1786)

Atrina rigida

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Ostreida

Pinnidae

Pinnidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 168608

Shell Information

Length (mm): 300

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Venezuala

0 to 27 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Partially burried in sand or mud

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Atrina rigida (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420739 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.