APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Marine Bivalve Images - Gapers, Piddocks and Shipworms (Order Myida)
Myida (Order) > Myoidea (Superfamily) > Corbulidae (Family)

Corbula
Corbula gibba (Olivi, 1792) - Basket shell

Myida (Order) > Myoidea (Superfamily)
> Myidae (Family)

Mya
Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
- Sand gaper, Old maid or Softshell clam

Mya truncata Linnaeus, 1758 - Blunt gaper

Sphenia
Sphenia binghami Turton, 1822 - Small gaper

Piddocks

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Pholadidae (Family) > Martesiinae (Subfamily)

Martesia
Martesia fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898
- A Wood piddock (non-native species)

Martesia striata (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Striate wood / Wood piddock (non-native species)

Pholadidea
Pholadidea loscombiana Turton, 1819 - Paper piddock

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Pholadidae (Family) > Pholadinae (Subfamily)

Barnea
Barnea candida (Linnaeus, 1758) - White piddock
Barnea parva (Pennant, 1777) - Little piddock

Pholas
Pholas dactylus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common piddock

Zirfaea
Zirfaea crispata (Linnaeus, 1758) - Oval or Great piddock

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily)
> Xylophagidae (Family)

Xylophaga
Xylophaga dorsalis (Turton, 1819) - Wood piddock

Shipworms

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Teredinidae (Family) > Bankiinae (Subfamily)

Bankia
Bankia bipennata (Turton, 1819) - A Shipworm
Bankia fimbriatula Moll & Roch, 1931 - A Shipworm
Bankia gouldi (Bartsch, 1908) - A Shipworm

Nototeredo
Nototeredo norvagica (Spengler, 1792) - Norway shipworm

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Teredinidae (Family) > Teredininae (Subfamily)

Lyrodus
Lyrodus pedicellatus (Quatrefages, 1849) - A Shipworm

Psiloteredo
Psiloteredo megotara (Hanley in Forbes & Hanley, 1848)
- Big-ear or Drifting shipworm

Teredo
Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758 - Naval or Great shipworm

Teredora
Teredora malleolus (Turton, 1822) - A Shipworm

Shipworms - General Images - habitat, tubes etc.

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Other members of the order Myoida.
From the authors collection of foreign shells,
species not recorded in the United Kingdom.

Myida (Order) > Pholadoidea (Superfamily) > Pholadinae (Subfamily)

Zirfaea
Zirfaea pilsbryi Lowe, 1931 - Pilsbry or Rough piddock

Marine Bivalve Images UK Gapers Piddocks and Shipworms Order Myida Myoida