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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I use them in crafts also mostly in designs featuring a variety of beachcombed seashells and sand.

Category: Broad-Ribbed Cardita

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The beak, or umbo, of the shell is large, and is situated about a fourth of the way carita the rounded front end of the shell. What is the Clam Like? They burrow by probing down with the foot lengthening and then retracting it shortening to tug the shell downward.


For more information on the Broad-Ribbed Cardita see: This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. I have heard that some people use clear nail polish as an alternative. Scientific nomenclature is subject to change, due to ongoing research. This is czrdita ad network. I display my collection in a glass hurricane vase.

Books, Literature, and Writing. Wall plaques and CD crafts can also be the canvas for seashell arts and crafts, and Cardita sea shells can add color and texture to both crafts.

Some bivalves are scavengers, scraping food from the sea bottom, or sucking in crustaceans or other prey with their siphons. I had to do a bit of research to find out what these seashells were. The shell has two halves valves connected by a flexible ligament hinge. For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: While still used to get oxygen, their gills are modified to also act as food strainers.

This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. To protect the sea shells and bring out some of their colors apply a coat of gloss or semi-gloss polyurethane paint to the shells.


But your tip about using something with a lid is wise to keep the dust out. The inside of this type of clam shell is porcelain-white.

Broad-ribbed Cardita a Florida Beach Sea Shell

One siphon draws water, with various organic bits, into the animal. This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature.

People that go to the beach seem carfita like to pick up seashells, especially kids like to play and keep them. This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Fresh specimens sport a gray periostracum. Some articles have Google Maps embedded in them. Almost all the color is also carried on the ribs.

Recycle it and store your seashells inside of it. Yes, they are naturally beautiful. The seashell carries about 20 of these ribs. I didn’t know that it was a cardita shell until now, too.