Anadara brasiliana

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Anadara brasiliana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Arcoida
Family: Arcidae
Genus: Anadara
Species: A. brasiliana
Binomial name
Anadara brasiliana
(Lamarck, 1819)

Anadara brasiliana, common name the incongruous ark clam, is a saltwater clam in the family Arcidae, the ark shells. This species is found along the Atlantic coast of North America, from North Carolina to Brazil.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 9.