Ensis directus Conrad, 1843

Common Razor Clam

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Bivalvia

Order: Veneroida

Family: Pharidae

Genus: Ensis

Species: Ensis directus

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Important)
RI WAP (2015) - SGCN

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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PHOTOS OF Ensis directus

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