Unequal Spoon Clam

(Lamarck, 1801)

Periploma margaritaceum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Periplomatidae

Periplomatidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 297040

Shell Information

Length (mm): 13

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

South Carolina to Brazil

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Sandy substrate

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Periploma margaritaceum (Lamarck, 1801). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=421008 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.