Pholadomya candida Sowerby, 1823



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




South America


Biology & Ecology










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del Monte-Luna, Pablo et al. (2023). A review of recent and future marine extinctions. Cambridge Prisms: Extinction 1: e13.

Díaz, Juan Manuel and Borrero, Francisco J. (1995). On the occurrence of Pholadomya candida Sowerby, 1823 (Bivalvia: Anomalodesmata) on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. Journal of Molluscan Studies 61(3): 407-408.

Díaz, J. M., Gast, F. and Torres, D. C. (2009). Rediscovery of a Caribbean living fossil: Pholadomya candida GB Sowerby I, 1823 (Bivalvia: Anomalodesmata: Pholadomyoidea). Nautilus 123(1): 19-20.

Gibson-Smith, J. and Gibson-Smith, W. (1981). The status of Pholadomya candida G. B. Sowerby, I, 1823. Veliger 23: 355-356.

Runnegar, B. (1979). Pholadomya candida Sowerby: the last cadaver unearthed. Veliger 22:171–72.


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