Chama sarda

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Chama sarda
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Venerida
Superfamily: Chamoidea
Family: Chamidae
Genus: Chama
C. sarda
Binomial name
Chama sarda
Reeve, 1847

Chama sarda, or the cherry jewel box clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Chamidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from southern Florida to the West Indies.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 54.
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