Wavy Astarte

Gould, 1841

Astarte undata

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Carditida

Astartidae

Astartidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 55001

Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 38

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to Maryland

0 to 190 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Astarte undata Gould, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156747 on 2021-06-10

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

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.