Mollusca shells of Cardita and Gastropoda were collected from some parts of Nellore coast, South east coast of India (Fig. 2). These shells were washed with a . ID, FAMILY:CARDITIDAE, SPECIES:Cardita muricata, SeaShells For Sale, Conchological Seashells Encyclopedia. Conchology, Inc. is the world’s. The Distorted CARDITA. Shell elongately oval, very gibbous, peculiarly distorted, yellowish; ribs twelve or more in number, a little scaly, lower ribs rather flat.

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Most mollusks move their bodies slowly using a muscular structure called the foot to creep along, stick to, or burrow into surfaces, although some mollusks e. They can also be found in bags, shoe boxes, pails and shlel other collection devices. You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. You may have some Cardita sea shells in there. This is used to prevent bots and spam. This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service.

A muscular skin-like structure called the mantle covers the back of a mollusk, protecting its mass of internal body organs viscera.


Particles accepted as food are wiped off the gills by flaps palps and sent on to the bivalve’s mouth.

Broad-ribbed Cardita a Florida Beach Sea Shell | HubPages

Particles not accepted as food are sent to where they can be purged from the shell. This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Some of them made it onto careita seashell wreaths that I made some years ago, one of which I featured in a hub. You might look into an old candle jar. Old Carditas may have lost their markings. I have also used them to decorate the outside of candle jars or votive candle glasses. There is a narrow, external ligament which connects the caridta valves.

Carditw is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. Broad-Ribbed Cardita Carditamera floridana Conrad, This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution.

I Have Cardita Seashells. I display my collection in a glass hurricane vase.

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A great work, Angelo. I got curious after finding them consistently on the beach.

Shells are made of a protein matrix holding together crystals of calcium carbonate. An Introduction to Bivalves at the U. The ribs are narrow at the hinge end and much wider at the opposite end. Log In or Sign up. Number of objects in this record: Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


Broad-ribbed Cardita a Florida Beach Sea Shell

This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. People that go to the beach seem to like to pick up seashells, especially kids like to play and keep them.

I had forgotten about that until now. Being an edible clam, the Cardita is sought out by many different predators.

You can also use Cardita seashells with a different type of clam sea shell as playing pieces in a board game. The background color of the shell is white, grayish, or slightly yellowish. I now remember that when I was a kid, a friend of the family went to FL on a vacation. We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites.