Yellow-spotted Scallop

(Verrill & Bush, 1897)

Spathochlamys benedicti

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Pectinida

Pectinidae

Pectinidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 480277

Shell Information

Length (mm): 13-25

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

2 to 800 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Spathochlamys benedicti?(Verrill & Bush [in Verrill], 1897). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=393788 on 2022-01-16

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.

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/