Lithophaga truncata

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Lithophaga truncata
Zelithophaga truncata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Mytiloida
Family: Mytilidae
Genus: Lithophaga
Species: L. truncata
Binomial name
Lithophaga truncata
(Gray, 1843)

Lithophaga truncata is a date mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae.

Lithophaga truncata inside view, showing the iridescence

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