Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Dosinia
Family: Veneridae (Mollusca/Bivalvia)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
hepatica
NOTES

An estuarine species to 24 mm. The valves are almost circular and equal in size. A filter feeder.


AUTHORITY
(Lamarck, 1818)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A smooth creamy-brown shell with violet marking inside
Colour: Brown
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Collected 1990 on the beach at the river mouth
HABITAT NAME: Beach
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Cytherea hepatica
Dosinia becki
Dosinia consobrina
Dosinia occulta



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