Three-tooth Carditid

(Say, 1826)

Pleuromeris tridentata

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Carditida

Carditidae

Carditidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 7

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Florida

2 to 64 meters

Diet:

Suspension Feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Pleuromeris tridentata (Say, 1826). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420835 on 2021-07-20

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/