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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Cardita seashells are similar to Ark seashells which with they are sometimes confused. I use them in crafts also mostly in designs featuring a variety of beachcombed seashells and sand. Turn them upside-down to show the ones that have become kings and can fly across the board.

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Most bivalves filter food with their gills, then transport it to their mouths. Bruno Sabelli author and Harold S. This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service.

What Can I do With Them? I now remember that when I was a kid, a friend of the family went to FL on a vacation. Number of objects in this record: The Smithsonian’s Invertebrate Zoology Research.


Old Carditas may have lost their markings. Elevator Rudists Ancient Bivalves. About Mollusks Phylum Mollusca: You might look into an old candle jar. She brought me back a whole shoebox of beautiful shells.

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Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. I got curious after finding them consistently on the beach. I have also used them to decorate the outside of candle jars or votive candle glasses. This layered structure makes for a strong shell that protects the soft parts from predators and provides a site for muscle attachment.

I suggest candle jars, or any covered jar with clear glass as opposed to bowls and vases because it is easier to dust. Many of them are these Broad-ribbed Cardita shells. Google provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. The Cardita sea shell is what is left after the Cardita clam has syell taken out of its home. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature.

Must be nice to be able to get on the beach whenever you want. Explore Bivalves at The Encyclopedia of Life. The clam will filter out the good stuff and pass the water through to the other siphon.

Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. Use your imagination and see what you can come up with to use up your collection of the Shfll Ribbed Cardita Florida Beach Shell. I have heard that some people use clear nail polish as an alternative. An Introduction to Mollusks at the U. The right valve of the clam has a large central tooth, and the left valve has a smaller central tooth. This is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service.

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We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. Digital formatting is by Jonathan Mitchell. Tiny grooves in the gills are covered with hair-like cilia that trap particles passing by, such as microscopic plants phytoplankton.

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The above classification corresponds to that published by the Conchologists of America, Inc. The cafdita of the seashells are generally a pearly white although I have found some with yellowish tinges and dark grays. This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution.