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Psammobiidae 1 species (5 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Bivalvia 
  Subclass    : Heterodonta 
   Infraclass  : Euheterodonta 
    Superorder  : Imparidentia 
     Order       : Cardiida 
      Superfamily : Tellinoidea 
       Family      : Psammobiidae 

Common name : gaudy asaphis

Aspect : flattened and slightly yawning valves, fine and generally concentric sculpture, with shades of red or purple; external ligament, long palleal sinus, two cardinal teeth

Feeding : filtration of microorganisms in suspension

Environment : muddy bottoms, warm waters

Asaphis deflorata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Asaphis deflorata
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