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Chamidae 2 species (2 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Bivalvia 
  Subclass    : Heterodonta 
   Infraclass  : Euheterodonta 
    Superorder  : Imparidentia 
     Order       : Venerida 
      Superfamily : Chamoidea 
       Family      : Chamidae 
    

Common name : corrugated jewel box clam

Aspect : the two valves are uneven and irregular, often very colored, covered with lobed lamellae or spines.

Feeding : filtration of microorganisms in suspension

Environment : tropical waters, fixed on rocks or wrecks

Chama congregata Conrad, 1833

Chama congregata

Chama macerophylla Gmelin, 1791

Chama macerophylla
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