Pholadidae Lamarck, 1809
Common Name: Angelwings
Key morphological features: The pholadidae have elongated or even globular shells with slits. Often with concentric ridges for ornamentation. These clams bore into hard substrates including rock, shells, and wood.
FEEDING MODE: Suspension Feeder
Cox, L. R. et al. 1969. Bivalvia, in R. C. Moore ed., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part N, Mollusca 6, Volume 2. The University of Kansas and Geological Society of America. 1224 pp.