Belgian Society for Conchology
Section 'Coast'

FRONTPAGE

Xylophaga praestans (E.A. Smith, 1903 )

CLASSIFICATION
PHYLUM : Mollusca
CLASS : Bivalvia
ORDER : Myoida
SUPERFAMILY : Pholadacea
FAMILY : Xylophagidae
GENUS : Xylophaga
SPECIES : praestans

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South of La Rochelle, Bay of Biscay, W. France
trawled by Belgian fishermen at a depth of 90-160 m