Marine Bivalves of Texas

 


Common jingle
Anomia simplex
Family Anomiidae

 


Turkey wing
Arca zebra
Family Arcidae

 


Transverse ark
Anadara transversa
Family Arcidae

 


Incongruous ark
Scapharca brasiliana
Family Arcidae

 


Mossy ark
Arca imbricata
Family Arcidae

 


White miniature ark
Acer domingensis
Family Arcidae

 


Blood ark
Lunarca ovalis
Family Arcidae

 


Eared ark
Anadara notabilis
Family Arcidae

 


Yellow prickly cockle
Dallocardia muricata
Family Cardiidae

 


Florida prickly cockle
Trachycardium egmontianum
Family Cardiidae

 


Egg cockle
Laevicardium serratum
Family Cardiidae

 


Yellow egg cockle
Laevicardium mortoni
Family Cardiidae

 


Giant Atlantic cockle
Dinocardium robustum
Family Cardiidae

 


Broad-ribbed carditid
Carditamera floridana
Family Carditidae

 


Leafy jewelbox
Chama macerophylla
Family Chamidae

 


Caribbean corbula
Caryocorbula caribaea
Family Corbulidae

 


Variable coquina
Donax variabilis
Family Donacidae

 


Texas coquina
Donax texasianus
Family Donacidae

 


Dark false mussel
Mytilopsis leucophaeata
Family Dreissenidae

 


Comb bittersweet
Tucetona pectinata
Family Glycymerididae

 


Arctic hiatella
Hiatella arctica
Family Hiatellidae

 


Smooth flame scallop
Ctenoides mitis
Family Limidae

 


Thick lucine
Phacoides pectinata
Family Lucinidae

 


Buttercup lucine
Anodontia alba
Family Lucinidae

 


Tiger lucine
Codakia orbicularis
Family Lucinidae

 


Brown rangia
Rangia flexuosa
Family Mactridae

 


Channeled duck clam
Raeta plicatella
Family Mactridae

 


Dwarf surf clam
Mulina lateralis
Family Mactridae

 


Southern surf clam
Spisula raveneli
Family Mactridae

 


Atlantic rangia
Rangia cuneata
Family Mactridae

 


Fragile surf clam
Mactrotoma fragilis
Family Mactridae

 


Smooth duck clam
Anatina anatina
Family Mactridae

 


Hooked mussel
Ischadium recurvum
Family Mytilidae

 


American horse mussel
Modiolus americanus
Family Mytilidae

 


Atlantic paper mussel
Amygdalum papyrium
Family Mytilidae

 


Southern ribbed mussel
Geukensia granosissima
Family Mytilidae

 


Ponderous ark
Noetia ponderosa
Family Noetiidae

 


Concentric nut clam
Nuculana concentrica
Family Nuculanidae

 


Crested oyster
Ostrea equestris
Family Ostreidae

 


Eastern oyster
Crassostrea virginica
Family Ostreidae

 


Rough scallop
Aequipecten muscosus
Family Pectinidae

 


Western bay scallop
Argopectin irradians amplicostatus
Family Pectinidae

 


Atlantic calico scallop
Argopectin gibbus
Family Pectinidae

 


Paper scallop
Euvola papyracea
Family Pectinidae

 


Unequal spoonclam
Periploma margaritaceum
Family Periplomatidae

 


Minor jackknife clam
Ensis minor
Family Pharidae

 


Angelwing
Cyrtopleura costata
Family Pholadidae

 


Campeche angelwing
Pholas campechiensis
Family Pholadidae

 


Half-naked pen shell
Atrina seminuda
Family Pinnidae

 


Saw-toothed pen shell
Atrina serrata
Family Pinnidae

 


Rough pen shell
Pinna rudis
Family Pinnidae

 


Atlantic kitten's paw
Plicatula gibbosa
Family Plicatulidae

 


Atlantic pearl oyster
Pinctada imbricata
Family Pteriidae

 


Common Atlantic abra
Abra aequalis
Family Semelidae

 


White Atlantic semele
Semele proficua
Family Semelidae

 


Stout tagelus
Tagelus plebius
Family Solecurtidae

 


Green jackknife clam
Solen viridis
Family Solenidae

 


Digitate thorny oyster
Spondylus tenuis
Family Spondylidae

 


Alternate tellin
Eurytellina alternata
Family Tellinidae

 


Constricted macoma
Macoma constricta
Family Tellinidae

 


Tagelus-like macoma
Macoma tageliformis
Family Tellinidae

 


Rose-petal tellin
Eurytellina lineata
Family Tellinidae

 


Elongate macoma
Macoma tenta
Family Tellinidae

 


Short macoma
Macoma brevifrons
Family Tellinidae

 


Matagorda macoma
Macoma mitchilli
Family Tellinidae

 


Sunray venus
Macrocallista nimbosa
Family Veneridae

 


Southern quahog
Mercenaria campechiensis
Family Veneridae

 


Texas quahog
Mercenaria texana
Family Veneridae

 


Texas venus
Agriopoma texasianum
Family Veneridae

 


Florida cross-barred venus
Chione elevata
Family Veneridae

 


Disk dosinia
Dosinia discus
Family Veneridae

 


Lady-in-waiting venus
Puberella intapurpurea
Family Veneridae

 


False angelwing
Petricolaria pholadiformis
Family Veneridae

 


Elegant dosinia
Dosinia elegans
Family Veneridae