Pharidae of Maine
(Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Mollusca, Class Bivalvia, Order Veneroidq, Family Pharidae)

(updated 15 September 2020)

Pharidae - [?] family
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Maine is home to 2 species in 2 genera. If you know which species you have or are interested in learning about, click on the appropriate link from the species list below. Otherwise, to determine which genus your specimen belongs to, refer to the table below the species list.

   Ensis (1 species)
      Ensis directus - Atlantic Jackknife
   Siliqua (1 species)
      Siliqua costata - Atlantic razor

char. 1 char. 2 char. 3 char. 4 char. 5 char. 6
Ensis directus
Siliqua costata

Ensis (jackknife)
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Ensis directus (Atlantic jackknife) - [information to be added]

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Siliqua (razor)
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Siliqua costata (Atlantic razor) - [information to be added]