Yoldia thraciaeformis

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Yoldia thraciaeformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Nuculoida
Family: Yoldiidae
Genus: Yoldia
Species: Y. thraciaeformis
Binomial name
Yoldia thraciaeformis
Storer, 1838

Yoldia thraciaeformis, or the broad yoldia, is a clam in the family Yoldiidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, from the Arctic Ocean to North Carolina, as well as along the Pacific coast, from the Arctic Ocean to Oregon.[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. 7.