Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Glycymeris
Family: Glycymeridae (Mollusca/Bivalvia)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
connollyi
NOTES

Growing to 18 mm this shell is ear-shaped or trigonal with a prominent umbo. Has narrow rounded radial threads and a crenulate interior margin. Lives in sand at depths of 20-100 m. A filter feeder.


AUTHORITY
Tomlin, 1925
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A white shell with brown markings
Colour: White
Notes: Has concentric brown markings or bands. The interior is white to reddish-brown especially near the umbo
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Hardebakkie
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Glycymeris multistriata
Pectunculis inaequalis
Pectunculus kraussi



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