Teredinidae Rafinesque 1815
Common Name: Shipworm
Key morphological features: Compared to animal size, the shell only covers a small portion of the worm-like creature. They commonly burrow into wood, creating a calcareous lining to the burrow.
MOBILITY: Mobile (burrow)
FEEDING MODE: Herbivore
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.