Laevicardium

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Laevicardium
Laevicardium oblongum (Cardium oblongum) - Finnish Museum of Natural History - DSC04691.JPG
A whole preserved specimen of Laevicardium oblongum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Cardiidae
Genus: Laevicardium
Swainson, 1840

Laevicardium, common name the "egg cockles" is a genus of saltwater clams or cockles, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae, the cockles.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Altantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 58-59.