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Family: Pholadidae angel wings, piddocks (See list of species below)

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65 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Aspidopholas obtecta
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Barnea candida
[white barnea]
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Barnea davidi
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Barnea dilatata
[dilate piddock]
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Barnea lamellosa
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Barnea manilensis
[Manila piddock]
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Barnea parva
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Barnea similis
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Barnea subtruncata
[Pacific mud-piddock]
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Barnea truncata
[truncate barnea]
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Chaceia ovoidea
[wartneck piddock]


Cyrtopleura costata
[angel wing]
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Cyrtopleura lanceolata
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Diplothyra smithii
[oyster piddock]
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Jouannetia cumingi
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Jouannetia globulosa
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Jouannetia quillingi
[spiny piddock]
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Martesia cuneiformis
[wedge piddock]
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Martesia fragilis
[fragile piddock]
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Martesia ova
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Martesia pygmaea
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Martesia striata
[striate martesia]
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Martesia tubigera
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Martesia yoshimurai
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Netastoma rostratum
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Nettastomella darwinii
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Parapholas californica
[scaleside piddock]
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Parapholas quadrizonata
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Penitella conradi
[abalone piddock]
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Penitella kamakurensis
[rock clam]
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Penitella penita
[flap-tip piddock]
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Penitella richardsoni
[Monterey piddock]
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Pholadidea acherontea
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Pholadidea acutithyra
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Pholadidea cheveyi
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Pholadidea dolichothyra
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Pholadidea loscombiana
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Pholadidea suteri
[rock borer]
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Pholadidea tridens
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Pholas campechiensis
[campechee pholad]
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Pholas chiloensis
[Pacific coast angel wing]


Pholas dactylus
[common piddock]


Pholas orientalis
[Oriental angel wing]
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Talona explanata
[Talona pholad]
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Xylophaga abyssorum
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Xylophaga atlantica
[Atlantic woodeater]
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Xylophaga bayeri
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Xylophaga clenchi
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Xylophaga depalmai
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Xylophaga dorsalis
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Xylophaga galatheae
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Xylophaga gerda
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Xylophaga globosa
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Xylophaga hadalis
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Xylophaga praestans
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Xylophaga profunda
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Xylophaga tipperi
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Xylophaga washingtona
[Washington woodeater]
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Xylophaga whoi
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Xylophaga wolffi
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Xylopholas altenai
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Xyloredo nooi
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Zirfaea crispata
[great piddock]
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Zirfaea pilsbryi
[Pilsbry piddock]
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Zirfaea subconstricta
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65 Species of Family Pholadidae
(angel wings, piddocks)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aspidopholas obtecta Western Pacific.
Barnea candida white barnea Western Pacific, Eastern
Barnea davidi Northwest Pacific
Barnea dilatata dilate piddock Indo-West Pacific. 10 SHL
Barnea lamellosa Western Atlantic and East 4.3 DL
Barnea manilensis Manila piddock Western Pacific 7 SHL
Barnea parva Northeast Atlantic and th
Barnea similis Southwest Pacific
Barnea subtruncata Pacific mud-piddock East Pacific and Northeas
Barnea truncata truncate barnea Eastern Atlantic. 6 DL
Chaceia ovoidea wartneck piddock Eastern Pacific 11.5 SHL
Cyrtopleura costata angel wing Western Atlantic 18 TL
Cyrtopleura lanceolata Western Atlantic. 7 DL
Diplothyra smithii oyster piddock East Pacific. 0.63 DL
Jouannetia cumingi Indo-West Pacific.
Jouannetia globulosa Western Pacific
Jouannetia quillingi spiny piddock North America. 2.15 DL
Martesia cuneiformis wedge piddock North America. 2 DL
Martesia fragilis fragile piddock North America.
Martesia ova Western Pacific
Martesia pygmaea Western Pacific
Martesia striata striate martesia Circumglobal distribution 5 SHL
Martesia tubigera Western Pacific
Martesia yoshimurai Western Pacific
Netastoma rostratum Northeast Pacific
Nettastomella darwinii Western Atlantic. 3.7 DL
Parapholas californica scaleside piddock Eastern Pacific 15 SHL
Parapholas quadrizonata Eastern Indian Ocean
Penitella conradi abalone piddock Northeast Pacific. 3.3 SHL
Penitella kamakurensis rock clam Northwest Pacific
Penitella penita flap-tip piddock Eastern Pacific. 7.2 SHL
Penitella richardsoni Monterey piddock Eastern Pacific
Pholadidea acherontea Southwest Pacific
Pholadidea acutithyra Northwest Pacific
Pholadidea cheveyi Western Pacific
Pholadidea dolichothyra Western Pacific
Pholadidea loscombiana Mediterranean Sea
Pholadidea suteri rock borer Southwest Pacific
Pholadidea tridens Southwest Pacific
Pholas campechiensis campechee pholad Central Atlantic 10.8
Pholas chiloensis Pacific coast angel wing Eastern Pacific. Tropica
Pholas dactylus common piddock Northeast Atlantic and th
Pholas orientalis Oriental angel wing Indo-West Pacific 12 SHL
Talona explanata Talona pholad Eastern Central Atlantic
Xylophaga abyssorum Western Atlantic. 0.54 DL
Xylophaga atlantica Atlantic woodeater North America. 1.2 DL
Xylophaga bayeri Western Atlantic. 0.82 DL
Xylophaga clenchi Western Atlantic. 1.4 DL
Xylophaga depalmai Western Atlantic. 0.98 DL
Xylophaga dorsalis Mediterranean Sea
Xylophaga galatheae Southwest Pacific
Xylophaga gerda Western Atlantic. 0.38 DL
Xylophaga globosa Southeast Pacific
Xylophaga hadalis Southwest Pacific
Xylophaga praestans Mediterranean Sea
Xylophaga profunda Western Atlantic. 1.09 DL
Xylophaga tipperi Western Atlantic. 0.9 DL
Xylophaga washingtona Washington woodeater East Pacific.
Xylophaga whoi Western Atlantic. 1.49 DL
Xylophaga wolffi Western Pacific
Xylopholas altenai Atlantic Ocean. 0.25 DL
Xyloredo nooi Western Atlantic. 1 DL
Zirfaea crispata great piddock Northern Atlantic 8 TL
Zirfaea pilsbryi Pilsbry piddock Eastern Pacific
Zirfaea subconstricta Western Pacific



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