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Veneridae 5 species (5 shells in total)

Phylum      : Mollusca
 Class       : Bivalvia 
  Subclass    : Heterodonta 
   Infraclass  : Euheterodonta 
    Superorder  : Imparidentia 
     Order       : Venerida 
      Superfamily : Veneroidea 
       Family      : Veneridae 

Common name : red venus, comb venus, grooved carpet shell

Aspect : equivalent shell, uneven, smooth or with generally concentric sculptures. External ligament. Hinge with three cardinal teeth and sometimes anterior lateral teeth. palleal sinus, no byssal threads. Robust foot

Feeding : filtration of microorganisms in suspension

Environment : sandy-muddy bottoms, shallow depths

Callista erycina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Callista erycina

Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Gafrarium pectinatum

Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ruditapes decussatus

Ruditapes philippinarum (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)

Ruditapes philippinarum

Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758

Venus verrucosa
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