Anadara chemnitzii

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Anadara chemnitzii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Arcoida
Family: Arcidae
Genus: Anadara
Species: A. chemnitzi
Binomial name
Anadara chemnitzi
(Philippi, 1851)

Anadara chemnitzi, common name Chemnitz's ark clam, is a saltwater clam in the family Arcidae, the ark shells. This species is found in the Caribbean Sea, from Texas to the West Indies and 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. 10.