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Tamias striatus

                                               

Tolypeutes tricinctus

                                               

Acanthocardia aculeata

Acanthocardia aculeata, the spiny cockle, is a species of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae. The genus Acanthocardia is present from the Upper Oligocene to the Recent.

                                               

Acanthocardia echinata

Acanthocardia echinata, the prickly cockle or European prickly cockle, is a species of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Cardiidae. The genus Acanthocardia is present from the Upper Oligocene to the Recent. The prickly cockle ...

                                               

Acanthocardia tuberculata

Acanthocardia tuberculata, the rough cockle, is a species of saltwater clam, a cockle, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae. The genus Acanthocardia is present from the Upper Oligocene to the Recent.

                                               

Acrosterigma magnum

                                               

Americardia media

Americardia media, the Atlantic strawberry cockle, is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae, the cockles. This species can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, from Cape Hatteras to the West ...

                                               

Arca noae

Arca noae or the Noahs Ark shell is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Arcidae. It is found in the Mediterranean Sea from low tide mark to a depth of 60 metres.

                                               

Barbatia barbata

The shell of an adult Barbatia barbata can be as large as 35–100 millimetres 1.4–3.9 in. The shape of the shell of this common species is quite variable. Usually it is oblong and flattened, with many radial ribs cut by concentric lines. When aliv ...

                                               

Barnea candida

Barnea candida is common in the North Sea region in deposits from the Holocene, the Eemian Stage and late Middle Pleistocene.

                                               

Brachidontes exustus

Brachidontes exustus, or the scorched mussel, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Cape Hatteras to the West Indies and Brazil.

                                               

Cardites antiquatus

                                               

Chama gryphoides

Chama gryphoides is a species of cemented saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Chamidae, the jewel boxes. This species is known in the fossil record from the Miocene to the Quaternary age range 20.43 to 0.781 million years ago. ...

                                               

Chama lazarus

Chama lazarus, common name the Lazarus jewel box, is a species of cemented saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Chamidae, the jewel boxes.

                                               

Chamelea gallina

Carl Linnaeus originally described Venus gallina from the Mediterranean Sea in 1758. It was not clear whether da Costas 1778 Pectunculus striatulus was a different northern species or not. Linnaeus afterwards mentioned that his V. gallina also oc ...

                                               

Chiton tuberculatus

Chiton tuberculatus, the West Indian Green Chiton, is a species of chiton, a marine polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae, the typical chitons.

                                               

Chlamys varia

Chlamys varia, common name the variegated scallop, is a species of small scallop, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. It occurs in the North Sea, the English Channel, the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and the Red Sea.

                                               

Clypidina notata

Clypidina notata, common name the black-ribbed false limpet, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets.

                                               

Codakia orbicularis

Codakia orbicularis, or the tiger lucine, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Lucinidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Florida to the West Indies.

                                               

Codakia punctata

Codakia punctata, common name the punctate codakia, is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Lucinidae. This species is found along the coast of Queensland, north Western Australia and Thailand. The shell can reach a ...

                                               

Cyrtopleura costata

Cyrtopleura costata, or the angel wing clam, is a bivalve mollusc in the family Pholadidae. It is found in shallow parts of the northwest Atlantic and also in the North Sea of Scotland coastline and west coast of the Adriatic Sea by a remote area ...

                                               

Dog cockle

The dog cockle or European bittersweet, Glycymeris glycymeris, is a species of marine clam, a coastal bivalve mollusc of European waters. Despite its common name, it is not closely related to the common cockle. While the English common name "dog ...

                                               

Donax trunculus

Donax trunculus, the abrupt wedge shell or wedge clam, is a bivalve species in the family Donacidae. It is native to the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of western Europe. It is locally known as tellin, tellina, telline or "tenille" in France, ...

                                               

Dosinia exoleta

The shell of an adult Dosinia exoleta can be as large as 60 millimetres 2.4 in. These shells can be white, yellowish or pale brown, with darker blotches. They are circular in shape, with a concentric sculpture of fine ribs. They have a very good ...

                                               

Ensis ensis

Ensis ensis, or the sword razor, is a razor clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pharidae. It lives buried in the sand and is found off the coasts of northwest Europe.

                                               

Euvola ziczac

Euvola ziczac, or the zigzag scallop, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Bermuda.

                                               

Fragum fragum

fragum is a species of cockle, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae. It is commonly known as the white strawberry cockle and is found in the western Indo-Pacific Ocean. It is the type species of the genus Fragum.

                                               

Fragum unedo

Fragum unedo is a species of cockle, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae, commonly known as the Pacific strawberry cockle. It is found in tropical seas in the Indo-Pacific region and the empty shells are prized for use in decorative ...

                                               

Giant honeycomb oyster

The giant honeycomb oyster is a very large saltwater oyster, a marine bivalve mollusk. Species in this family are known as honeycomb oysters or "foam oysters" because under magnification, their shell structure is foam-like. Like most bivalves, th ...

                                               

Glossus humanus

Glossus humanus, the oxheart clam, is a species of species of marine clam found in deepwater off the Atlantic coastline of Europe and Northern Africa. It is the only remaining extant species in the genus Glossus.

                                               

Glycymeris decussata

Glycymeris decussata, or the decussate bittersweet, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Glycymerididae. It can be found in Caribbean waters, ranging from Florida to the West Indies and Brazil.

                                               

Glycymeris nummaria

The shell of an adult Glycymeris nummaria can be as large as 60 millimetres 2.4 in. It is quite thick, almost circular in shape, with a sculpture of radiating striae and fine concentric lines. The surface is dull and may be dark or pale brown, bu ...

                                               

Glycymeris undata

Glycymeris undata, or the Atlantic bittersweet, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Glycymerididae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Brazil.

                                               

Laevicardium laevigatum

Laevicardium laevigatum, or the egg cockle, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies.

                                               

Lima lima

The shell of an adult lima can be as long as 30–79 millimetres 1.2–3.1 in. The surface of the valves show 18-24 strong ribs covered with small scales. These clams are filter feeders.

                                               

Limecola balthica

Limecola balthica, commonly called the Baltic macoma, Baltic clam or Baltic tellin, is a small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Tellinidae.

                                               

Lucina pensylvanica

Lucina pensylvanica, or the Pennsylvania lucine, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Lucinidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies.

                                               

Macrocallista maculata

Macrocallista maculata, or the calico clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Veneridae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to Bermuda and Brazil. The calico clam has been protected ...

                                               

Mactra stultorum

Mactra stultorum, previously sometimes known as Mactra corallina, is a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mactridae, the trough shells.

                                               

Modiolus barbatus

Modiolus barbatus, the bearded horse mussel, is a species of "horse mussel", a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Mytilidae, the mussels. The fossil record of this species dates back to the Pliocene age range: 3.6 to 2.588 million years ago.

                                               

Modiolus modiolus

modiolus is a large mussel growing to 22 cm 9ins long though 10 cm 4ins is a more typical size. The shell is purpleish or dark blue and robust, with horny protuberances when young. The two valves are roughly triangular or bluntly oblong with roun ...

                                               

Nodipecten nodosus

Nodipecten nodosus, or the lions paw scallop, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Cape Hatteras to the West Indies, including Brazil and Bermuda. The li ...

                                               

Pecten jacobaeus

Pecten jacobaeus, the Mediterranean scallop, is a species of scallop, an edible saltwater scallop, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

                                               

Pecten maximus

Pecten maximus, common names the great scallop, king scallop, St James shell or escallop, is a northeast Atlantic species of scallop, an edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae. This is the type species of the gen ...

                                               

Queen scallop

The queen scallop is a medium-sized species of scallop, an edible marine bivalve mollusk in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. It is found in the northeast Atlantic and is important in fisheries.

                                               

Senilia senilis

                                               

Spisula solida

The surf clam is a medium-sized marine clam, or bivalve mollusc, commonly found in the waters surrounding Great Britain. Up to 5 centimetres long, it is like many clams a sediment-burrowing filter feeder. This species of clam is found at scattere ...

                                               

Spondylus gaederopus

Spondylus gaederopus is a species of marine bivalve mollusc, a thorny oyster in the family Spondylidae. This species is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea.

                                               

Tegillarca granosa

Tegillarca granosa is a species of ark clam known as the blood cockle or blood clam due to the red haemoglobin liquid inside the soft tissues. It is found throughout the Indo-Pacific region from the eastern coast of South Africa northwards and ea ...

                                               

Tellina radiata

Shell of Tellina radiata can reach a length of 10.5 centimetres 4.1 in. The shells of these bivalves are yellowish-white or pale pinkish, with a smooth and shiny surface. They show a quite variable pattern of pinkish-brown bands radiating from th ...

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