Spisula solida (Linnaeus, 1758)
(thick trough shell)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesSpisula solida (thick trough shell)
GenusSpisula (trough shells)
FamilyMACTRIDAE (a family of molluscs)
OrderVENEROIDA (veneroids)
SubclassHETERODONTA (a subclass of bivalve molluscs)
ClassBIVALVIA (bivalves)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Spisula solida (Thick Trough Shell) :
1: Spisula solida (Thick Trough Shell)
19 Mar 2008 OSGR: SW86 50° 30' N, 5° 0' W Vice County: West Cornwall (VC 1) England
2 living animals partly buried in sand, on lower shore
Image 1: Left valve - inner surface - dark backgroundImage 2: Left valve - outer surface - dark backgroundImage 3: Right valve - inner surface - dark backgroundImage 4: Right valve - outer surface - dark backgroundImage 5: Shells  - dark backgroundImage 6: Shells - inner surfacesImage 7: Shells - outer surfacesImage 8: Left valve - anterior lateral tooth - highly enlargedImage 9: Left valve - anterior lateral tooth - highly enlarged (2)Image 10: Left valve - cardinal teeth - highly enlargedImage 11: Left valve - hinge line - close-up - enlargedImage 12: Left valve - posterior lateral tooth - highly enlargedImage 13: Right valve - anterior lateral teeth - highly enlargedImage 14: Right valve - anterior lateral teeth - highly enlarged (2)Image 15: Right valve - cardinal teeth - highly enlargedImage 16: Right valve - hinge line - close-up - enlargedImage 17: Right valve - posterior lateral teeth - highly enlarged
2: Spisula solida (Thick Trough Shell)
19 Mar 2008 OSGR: SW86 50° 30' N, 5° 0' W Vice County: West Cornwall (VC 1) England
8 dead half-shells washed up on beach
Image 1: Shells - inner surfaces - dark backgroundImage 2: Shells - outer surfaces - dark background

Spisula solida (Thick Trough Shell) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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