Girish Mahajan

Laevicardium

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Cardiidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Bivalvia
Phylum  Mollusca
Order  Veneroida
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Similar  Trachycardium, Acanthocardia, Acrosterigma, Cardium, Laevicardium elatum

Laevicardium, common name "egg cockles", is a genus of saltwater clams or cockles, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae, the cockles. They are unusual among the cockles in that they have smooth, rounded, "egg-like" valves.

Laevicardium WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

Species

There are 33 species in Laevicardium:

Laevicardium Laevicardium serratum Linnaeus 1758 Eggcockle
  • Laevicardium attenuatum
  • Laevicardium biradiatum
  • Laevicardium brasilianum
  • Laevicardium castaneum
  • Laevicardium clarionense
  • Laevicardium compressum
  • Laevicardium crassum
  • Laevicardium decorticatum
  • Laevicardium elatum
  • Laevicardium etheringtoni
  • Laevicardium gorgasi
  • Laevicardium laevigatum (Linnaeus, 1758) — egg cockle
  • Laevicardium leptorimum
  • Laevicardium lobulatum
  • Laevicardium lyratum
  • Laevicardium mortoni (Conrad, 1830) — Morton's egg cockle
  • Laevicardium multipunctatum
  • Laevicardium nemo
  • Laevicardium nemocardiforme
  • Laevicardium oblongum
  • Laevicardium parisiense
  • Laevicardium parkinsoni
  • Laevicardium pedernalense
  • Laevicardium pictum (Ravenel, 1861) — Ravenel's egg cockle
  • Laevicardium pristis
  • Laevicardium rudentis
  • Laevicardium serratum
  • Laevicardium substriatum
  • Laevicardium sybariticum (Dall, 1886) — Dall's egg cockle
  • Laevicardium tegalense
  • Laevicardium tenuisulcatum
  • Laevicardium tertium
  • Laevicardium tristiculum
  • Laevicardium venustulum

  • Laevicardium Laevicardium crassum Gmelin 1791 Marine Bivalve Shells of the
    Laevicardium AnimalBase Laevicardium crassum species homepage
    Laevicardium Shells Collection

    References

    Laevicardium Wikipedia


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