Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Salmacoma
Family: Tellinidae (Mollusca/Bivalvia)
Taxon : Marine Molluscs
Group : Animal

SPECIES
litoralis
NOTES

A rounded bivalve with a smooth, delicate, flattened shell which lives buried in the mud at the bottom of the river. They filter plankton and other small particles from the water.


AUTHORITY
(Krauss, 1848)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
 


Colour
Notes: A creamy-white shell
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Littoral tellin
Mussel
Habitat
NOTES: Shells often found on the river bank
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Diplodonta almo
Diplodonta neptuni
Macoma litoralis
Macoma neptuni
Macoma patula
Macoma rousi
Tellina litoralis
Tellina rousi



Displayed by Skeleton
With thanks to Web Designer Hut
Designed by David the Swarfer