Discussions/presentation at the species level Bivalves
Discussions, photo series, how to identify or distinguish a species or between species

Abra aequalis (Say, 1822)

Acar domingensis (Lamarck, 1819)

Aequipecten exasperatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842)

Aequipecten muscosus (Wood, 1828) 

Aequipecten muscosus & Aequipecten exasperatus, A comparison - Are they one or two?

Amygdalum papyrium (Conrad, 1846)

Anadara floridana (Conrad, 1869)

Anadara notabilis (Röding, 1798)

Anadara transversa (Say,1822)

Anatina anatina (Spengler, 1802)

Ameritella agilis (Stimpson, 1857)         Previously Angulus agilis

Tampaella mera (Say, 1838)                   Previously Angulus merus

Tampaella tampaensis (Conrad, 1866) Previously Angulus tampaensis

Ameritella texana (Dall, 1900)                Previously Angulus texanus

Ameritella versicolor (DeKay, 1843)       Previously Angulus versicolor

Anodontia alba Link, 1807

Anomalocardia cuneimeris (Conrad, 1846)

Anomia simplex d'Orbigny, 1853 

Arca imbricata Bruguière, 1789

Arca zebra (Swainson, 1833)

Arcidae of Florida - Comparison ligamental area, Help identifying six similar common Arks

Arcinella cornuta Conrad, 1866

Arcopagia fausta (Pulteney, 1799)

Arcopsis adamsi (Dall, 1886)

Argopecten gibbus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Argopecten irradians amplicostatus (Dall, 1898)

Argopecten irradians irradians (Lamarck, 1819)

Argopecten irradians of Florida

Argopecten nucleus (Born, 1778)

Argopecten nucleus vs A. gibbus, How to tell them apart?

Asaphis deflorata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Atrina rigida (Lightfoot, 1786)

Atrina seminuda (Lamarck, 1819)

Atrina serrata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1825)

Barbatia domingensis (Lamarck, 1819)

Barnea truncata (Say, 1822)

Bentharca asperula (Dall, 1881)

Botula fusca (Gmelin, 1791)

Brachidontes domingensis (Lamarck, 1819)

Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Bractechlamys antillarum (Récluz, 1853)

Callucina keenae Chavan in Cox et al., 1971

Carditamera floridana Conrad, 1838

Caribachlamys mildredae (F. M. Bayer, 1941)

Caribachlamys ornata (Lamarck, 1819)

Caribachlamys pellucens (Linnaeus, 1758), Previously C. imbricata (Gmelin, 1791)

Caribachlamys sentis (Reeve, 1853)

Caryocorbula caribaea (d’Orbigny, 1853)

Caryocorbula chittyana (C. B. Adams, 1852)

Caryocorbula contracta (Say, 1822)

Caryocorbula dietziana (C. B. Adams, 1852)

Chama vs Pseudochama

Chama congregata Conrad, 1833

Chama florida Lamarck, 1819

Chama inezae (Bayer, 1943)

Chama macerophylla (Gmelin, 1791)

Chama radians Lamarck, 1819

Chama sarda Reeve, 1847

Chama sinuosa Broderip, 1835

Chione elevata (Say, 1822)

Chioneryx grus (Holmes, 1858)

Chioneryx pygmaea (Lamarck, 1818)

Choristodon (Petricola) robustus (Sowerby I, 1834)

Codakia orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) 

Crassadoma gigantea (J. E. Gray, 1825)

Cryptopecten phrygium (Dall, 1886)

Ctena imbricatula (C. B. Adams, 1845)

Ctena orbiculata (Montagu, 1808)

Ctenoides mitis (Lamarck, 1807)

Ctenoides scaber (Born, 1778)

Cucullaearca candida (Helbling, 1779)

Cumingia coarctata G. B. Sowerby I, 1833

Cumingia tellinoides (Conrad, 1831)

Cyclinella tenuis (Récluz, 1852)

Ctrenoida floridana (Dall, 1896)

Cyrtopleura costata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dallocardia muricata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dinocardium robustum (Lightfoot, 1786)

Diplodonta punctata (Say, 1822)

Divalinga quadrisulcata (d'Orbigny, 1846)

Divaricella dentata (Wood, 1815)

Donax - Only three species in Florida, (Why D. fossor is senior to D. parvulus)

Dosinia discus (Reeve, 1850)

Dosinia elegans (Conrad, 1844)

Ensis megistus Pilsbry & McGinty, 1943 (may be Ensis leei Huber, 2015)

Epicodakia filiata (Dall, 1901)

Ervilia concentrica (Holmes, 1858)

Eucrassatella speciosa (A. Adams, 1852)

Eurytellina alternata (Say, 1822)

Eurytellina angulosa (Gmelin, 1791)

Eurytellina lineata (Turton, 1819)

Euvola of Florida

Euvola chazaliei Dautzenberg, 1900

Euvola laurentii (Gmelin, 1791)

Euvola raveneli (Dall, 1898)

Euvola ziczac (Linné, 1758)

Fugleria tenera (C. B. Adams, 1845)

Gemma gemma (Totten, 1834)

Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)

Geukensia granosissima (G. B. Sowerby III, 1914)

Glycymeris americana (DeFrance, 1826)

Glycymeris decussata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Glycymeris spectralis Nicol, 1952

Glycymeris undata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Goniocuna dalli (Vanata, 1904)

Gouldia cerina (C. B. Adams, 1845)

Gregariella chenui (Récluz, 1842)

Hiatella arctica (Linné, 1767)

Iphigenia brasiliana (Lamarck, 1818)

Ischadium recurvum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Isognomon of Florida

Isognomon alatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Isognomon bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1845)

Isognomon radiatus (Anton, 1838)

Laciolina laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Laciolina magna (Spengler, 1798)

Laevicardium mortoni (Conrad, 1830)

Laevicardium serratum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Laevichlamys multisquamata (Dunker, 1864)

Leiosolenus bisulcatus (d'Orbigny, 1853)

Lima caribaea d’Orbigny, 1853

Limaria pellucida (C. B. Adams, 1846)

Limidae - A comparison of Florida species

Lindapecten exasperatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1842)

Lindapecten muscosus (W. Wood, 1828)

Lioberus castanea (Say, 1822)

Lirophora latilirata (Conrad, 1841)

Lucina pensylvanica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lucinisca nassula (Conrad, 1846)

Lunarca ovalis (Bruguière, 1789)

Lyonsia hyalina vs Lyonsia floridana

Macoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Macoma brevifrons (Say, 1838)

Macoploma tenta (Say, 1838)

Macrocallista maculata (Linneaus, 1758)

Macrocallista nimbosa (Lightfoot, 1786)

Mactrotoma fragilis (Gmelin, 1791)

Martesia cuneiformis (Say, 1822)

Martesia striata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Mercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)

Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Merisca aequistriata (Say, 1824); Now Serratina aequistriata

Modiolus americanus (Leach, 1815)

Modiolus modiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967

Mulinia lateralis (Say, 1822)

Musculus lateralis (Say, 1822)

Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758

Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nodipecten fragosus (Conrad, 1849)

Noetia ponderosa (Say, 1822)

Nucula proxima Say, 1822

Nuculana acuta (Conrad, 1832)

Ostreola equestris (Say, 1834)

Pandora bushiana Dall, 1886

Pandora trilineata Say, 1822

Papyridea lata (Born, 1778)

Papyridea soleniformis (Bruguière, 1789)

Parastarte triquetra (Conrad, 1846)

Parvilucina crenella (Dall, 1901), Syn: P. multilineata 

Parvilucina pectinella (C. B. Adams, 1852)

Periglypta listeri (J. E. Gray, 1838)

Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Petricola lapicida (Gmelin, 1791)

Petricolaria pholadiformis (Lamarck, 1818)

Phacoides pectinatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Phlyctiderma semiaspera (Philippi, 1836)

Pinctada imbricata Röding, 1798

Pinna carnea Gmelin, 1791

Pitar fulminatus (Menke, 1828)

Pitar simpsoni (Dall, 1895)

Pleuromeris tridentata (Say, 1826)

Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck, 1801

Pododesmus rudis (Broderip, 1834)

Polymesoda caroliniana (Bosc, 1801)

Polymesoda floridana (Conrad, 1846), Syn: P. maritima

Pteria colymbus (Röding, 1798)

Pteromeris perplana (Conrad, 1841)

Puberella intapurpurea (Conrad, 1849)

Radiolucina amianta (Dall, 1901)

Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818)

Scapharca (Anadara) brasiliana (Lamarck, 1819)

Scissula candeana (d’Orbigny, 1853)

Scissula iris (Say, 1822)

Scissula similis (J. Sowerby, 1806)

Scissula Tellins of Florida, A comparison of three species

Semele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)

Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)

Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)

Serratina aequistriata (Say, 1824)

Solemya velum Say, 1822

Solen viridis Say, 1821

Spathochlamys benedicti (Verrill & Bush, 1897)

Sphenia fragilis (H. & A. Adams, 1854), Syn: Sphenia antillensis

Spisula raveneli (Conrad, 1832)

Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1818)

Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781

Spondylus tenuis Schreibers, 1793, Syn: Spondylus ictericus Reeve, 1856

Stewartia floridana (Conrad 1833), Syn. Pseudomiltha floridana

Strigilla surinamensis Boss, 1972

Tagelus divisus (Spengler, 1794)

Tagelus plebeius (John Lightfoot, 1786)

Tampaella mera (Say, 1838)

Tampaella tampaensis (Conrad, 1866)

Tellidora cristata (Récluz, 1842) 

Tellinella listeri (Röding, 1798)

Tivela trigonella (Lamarck, 1818), Syn: Tivella floridana 

Trachycardium egmontianum (Linnaeus, 1758), comparison to T. muricatum

Trachycardium magnum (Linneaus, 1758)

Trachycardium muricatum (Linneaus, 1758), comparison to T. egmontianum

Transennella conradina (Dall, 1884)

Transennella stimpsoni Dall, 1902

Tucetona pectinata (Gmelin, 1791)

Varicorbula limatula (Conrad, 1846)

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