Chama producta Broderip, 1835



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Carlton, 2023)

Last record: 1828-1830 (Carlton, 2023)



Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Broderip, W. J. (1835). Description of some species of Chama. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 2: 148-151.


Other references:

Cardoso, F., Paredes, C., Mogollon, V. and Palacios, E. (2016). La familia Chamidae (Bivalvia: Veneridae) en Peru, con la adicion de cinco nuevos registros. Rev. Peru. Biol. 23: 13-16.

Carlton, James T. (2023). Marine Invertebrate Neoextinctions: An Update and Call for Inventories of Globally Missing Species. Diversity 15(6): 782.

Coan, E. V. and Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve Seashells of tropical West America: Marine Bivalve Mollusks from Baja California to Northern Peru; Parts 1 and 2; Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: Santa Barbara, CA, USA. 1258 pp. 

Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of Bivalves. Hackenheim, Germany: Conch Books. 904 pp.

Huber, M. (2015). Compendium of Bivalves, 2nd ed. Hackenheim, Germany: Conch Books. 907 pp.

Reeve, L. A. (1846). Monograph of the genus Chama. In Conchologia Iconica, or, Illustrations of the Shells of Molluscous Animals, vol. 4. London, UK: L. Reeve & Co.


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