Thyasiridae
Adontorhina sphaericosa Axinopsida serricata Conchocele bisecta Conchocele excavata Thyasira flexuosa




Ungulinidae
Diplodonta impolita

 
Nuculidae
Acila castrensis Ennucula tenuis

Bivalves of the Pacific Northwest

(Oregon to Southeast Alaska)

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Representatives within each family are shown to give an example of the
characteristics
exhibited by that group.
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Nucinellidae
Huxleyia minuta

 
 





Malletiidae
Malletia pacifica


 


















  

Astartidae
Astarte borealis Astarte elliptica Astarte esquimalti




Solenidae
Solen sicarius


Mactridae
Mactromeris polynyma Simomactra falcata Tresus capax Tresus nuttallii 

Limidae
Limatula saturna Limatula vancouverensis


Propeamussidae
Parvamussium alaskense




Tellinidae
Macoma balthica Macoma elimata Macoma golikovi Macoma inquinata Macoma nasuta Macoma sectaMacoma yoldiformis Tellina bodegensis Tellina carpenteri Tellina modesta Tellina nuculoides 






Semelidae
Semele rubropicta

Psammobiidae
Gari californica Nuttallia obscurata


Pharidae
Siliqua patula














Myidae
Cryptomya californica Mya arenaria  Mya truncata Platyodon cancellatus
Petricolidae
Petricola carditoides 



Montacutidae
Kurtiella tumida
Kelliidae
Kellia suborbicularis



Hiatellidae
Hiatella arctica  Panomya ampla Panomya norvegica Panopea generosa

 

Lyonsiidae
Entodesma navicula Lyonsia californica 
Pandoridae
Pandora filosa Pandora punctata Pandora wardiana

Veneridae
Callithaca tenerrima Compsomyax subdiaphana Leukoma staminea Nutricola tantilla  Saxidomus gigantea Venerupis philippinarum 










Trapezidae
Neotrapezium liratum
 Mytilidae
Mytilus trossulus Mytilus californianus Arcuatula senhousia Musculus discors
Solamen columbianum Vilasina vernicosa Adula californiensis Modiolus rectus



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Cardiidae
Keenocardium blandum Clinocardium nuttallii Clinocardium nuttallii Keenaea centifilosa Serripes groenlandicus Serripes laperousii  Serripes laperousii


 


Lasaeidae
 Lasaea adansoni Neaeromya compressa Neaeromya rugifera Rhamphidonta retifera 








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Pholadidae
Penitella conradi Penitella penita Xylophaga washingtona Zirfaea pilsbryi










Kelliellidae
Kelliella sp.
Cuspidariidae
Cardiomya pectinata Cardiomya planetica



 

Lucinidae
Lucinoma annulatum Parvilucina tenuisculpta

Ostreidae
Crassostrea gigas Ostrea lurida




Vesicomyidae
Archivesica gigas Phreagena kilmeri Pliocardia stearnsii Vesicomya pacifica Wareniconcha lepta





Carditidae
Cyclocardia crassidens Cyclocardia ventricosa ventricosa Glans carpenteri Miodontiscus prolongatus







 



































 

Verticordiidae
Mytilimeria nuttallii





Thraciidae
Thracia challisiana Thracia myopsis Thracia trapezoides


 






Pectinidae
Delectopecten vancouverensis Chlamys hastata Chlamys rubida Crassadoma gigantea Patinopecten caurinus






























Anomiidae
Pododesmus machrochisma 
Glycymerididae
Glycymeris septentrionalis
Yoldiidae
Megayoldia thraciaeformis Yoldia myalis Yoldia seminuda

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Nuculanidae
Nuculana hamata Nuculana minuta Nuculana navisa Nuculana pernula Sacella penderi