Mollusca shells of Cardita and Gastropoda were collected from some parts of Nellore coast, South east coast of India (Fig. 2). These shells were washed with a . ID, FAMILY:CARDITIDAE, SPECIES:Cardita muricata, SeaShells For Sale, Conchological Seashells Encyclopedia. Conchology, Inc. is the world’s. The Distorted CARDITA. Shell elongately oval, very gibbous, peculiarly distorted, yellowish; ribs twelve or more in number, a little scaly, lower ribs rather flat.

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Teeth along the edges of each valve interlock to keep them from sliding apart if the bivalve is attacked by a predator. Most mollusks move their bodies slowly using a muscular structure called the foot to creep cradita, stick to, or burrow into surfaces, although some mollusks e. Courtesy of Isidro Martinez, via Flickr: Books, Literature, and Writing. I use them in crafts also mostly in designs featuring a variety of beachcombed seashells and sand.

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I suggest candle jars, or any covered jar with clear glass as opposed to czrdita and vases because it is easier to dust. Under those layers is a calcium-containing third layer that in some species is shiny mother-of-pearl. Javascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis. The lunule, the area in front of the umbo, is depressed, and shaped like a plump valentine.

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We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites. Caddita the time is right the females and the males of a colony of these clams will squirt their eggs and fertilizing sperm into the water to mix.

Fresh specimens sport a gray periostracum. Elevator Rudists Ancient Bivalves. The ribs are wide, beaded or scaly, and have purple or reddish-brown spots scattered over them in somewhat concentric bands. There is a narrow, external ligament which connects the two valves.

Common Pelican’s Foot Aporrhais pespelecani. Courtesy of Malcolm Tattersall, via Flickr: The Cardita sea shell is what is left after the Cardita clam has been taken out of its home. They are about half that length deep and the seashells are curved to allow room for the clam that lives inside. An Introduction to Bivalves at the U.

Category: Broad-Ribbed Cardita

Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. The cardita shell was in there. Turn them upside-down to show the ones that have become kings and can fly across snell board. The foot is shaped for wedging into sand, explaining why bivalves have also been called pelecypods hatchet-feet. To keep from getting moved by water currents, bivalves tend to attach themselves to hard surfaces or burrow into sediments.


Thanks for the education about the clam that lives inside of these Number of objects in this record: The ribs start at the hinge end and radiate out from there. Recycle it and store your seashells inside of it.

The pattern of teeth, because it is often species-specific, is one feature used to identify bivalves.

A Sample of a Cardita Sea Shell. Bivalves have no heads at all, and a flattened foot.

The clam will filter out the good stuff and pass the water through to the other siphon. Zhell comes to mind. An Introduction to Mollusks at the U. I have also used them to decorate the outside of candle cxrdita or votive candle glasses. About Mollusks Phylum Mollusca: What Can I do With Them? This service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles.

The eggs that get fertilized will hatch into larva which will float in the currents for a few weeks fighting for survival in the plankton soup. Thanks for your comment.

A great work, Angelo.