Anomia simplex

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Anomia simplex
Common Jingle (Anomia simplex) (16114630870).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreoida
Suborder: Ostreina
Family: Anomiidae
Genus: Anomia
Species: A. simplex
Binomial name
Anomia simplex
Orbigny, 1842

Anomia simplex, or the common jingle shell, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Anomiidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Nova Scotia to the West Indies.[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. 38.