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Carditamera gracilis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Carditidae
Scientific name  Carditamera gracilis
Rank  Species
Class  Bivalvia
Genus  Carditamera
Phylum  Mollusca
Order  Veneroida
Carditamera gracilis
Similar  Cardites, Carditoida, Carditidae, Venericardia, Cardita

Carditamera gracilis, or the West Indian cardita, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Carditidae. It can be found off the coast of the West Indies.

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Description

Carditamera gracilis has an elongated shell, strong medium size about 40mm. It has more pronounced radial rib and high in the back Its color is white with brown spots inside is pearly.

Distribution

Carditamera gracilis dispatched by the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

Habitat

Usually inhabits mainland coast of shallow water attached to rocky substrates.

References

Carditamera gracilis Wikipedia


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