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Petricolaria pholadiformis   (Lamarck, 1818)

false angel wing

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Petricolaria pholadiformis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Petricolidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 437)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7882); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 437)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 49 m (Ref. 104365)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea: Western Europe to Congo.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Species' maximum length from the Belgian part of the North Sea (Ref. 7882). Estuarine (Ref. 104365). Found along coasts in fine to muddy sediment. Bores in hard clay, limestone, solidified mud, and pieces of peat and wood (Ref. 7882). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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