Sunray Venus

(Lightfoot, 1758)

Macrocallista nimbosa

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Venerida

Veneridae

Veneridae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 399543

Shell Information

Length (mm): 85-150

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase.?Macrocallista nimbosa?([Lightfoot], 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420945 on 2022-01-30

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/

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.