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Arcidae 3 species (9 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Bivalvia 
  Subclass    : Pteriomorphia 
   Order       : Arcida 
    Superfamily : Arcoidea 
     Family      : Arcidae 
    

Common name : ark clams

Aspect : trapezoidal to oval bivalve, asymmetrical, wide cardinal area. Carved surface with radial grooves

Feeding : filtration of microorganisms in suspension

Environment : tropical seas, Mediterranean.

Arca navicularis Bruguière, 1789

Arca navicularis

Arca noae Linnaeus, 1758

Arca noae : (Côte d'Azur)

Barbatia barbata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Barbatia barbata : (Côte d'Azur)

Barbatia barbata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Barbatia barbata : <bis> (Côte d'Azur)
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