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Pitar fulminatus (lightning pitar)

Synonyms: Cytherea fulminata; Cytherea penistoni; Cytherea rubiginosa; Cytherea varians; Venus holosericea

Wikipedia Abstract

Pitar fulminatus, or the lightning venus clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Veneridae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to Brazil and Bermuda.
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North America; Western Atlantic Ocean;

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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Taxonomic composition of mollusks collected from the stomach content of Astropecten brasiliensis (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in Santa Catarina, Brazil, Fernanda Freitas Caregnato, Fábio Wiggers, Jose Carlos Tarasconi and Inga Ludmila Veitenheimer-Mendes, R. bras. Bioci., Porto Alegre, v. 7, n. 3, p. 252-259, jul./set. 2009
3Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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