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Noun1.Cardiidae - somewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
Cardium, genus Cardium - type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles
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Furthermore, no previous literature on St Lucia has mentioned the families Cardiidae, Carditidae, Chamidae, Corbulidae, Donacidae, Glycymerididae, Limidae, Mesodesmatidae, Myidae, Pectinidae, Pinnidae, Pteriidae and Spondylidae, which usually dominate shallow marine ecosystems elsewhere.
bittersweet ([section]) Cardiidae Acanthocardia=Cardium Linne cockle tuberculatum * Cerastoderma=Cardium Linne cockle edule * Veneridae Ruditapes=Tapes Linne carpet venus decussatus * Chamelea=Venus gallina * Linne striped venus Solenidae Solen marginatus * Montagu razor clam Ensis siliqua * Linne razer clam Adult Family Genus species Diet Substrate size (mm) SCAPHOPODA Dentaliidae Dentalium sp.