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Profile lexID: 10572 Scientific: Zirfaea pilsbryi German: Pilsbry Bohrmuschel, Rauhe Bohrmuschel English: Pacific Rough Piddock, Pilsbry Piddock Category: Bivalvi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Myida (Order) > Pholadidae (Family) > Zirfaea (Genus) > pilsbryi (Species) Initial determination: H. N. Lowe, 1931 Occurrence: , Peru Canada , Golfo della California, Pacifico orientale, USA Sea depth: 0 - 125 Meter Size: 8 cm - 15 cm Temperature: °C - 12°C Food: Filter feeder Difficulty: Non adatto agli acquari! Offspring: None Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Zirfaea pilsbryi Lowe, 1931
The shell of the Rough or Pilsbry Piddock is divided into two sections,having a rasping surface that is used to burrow into clay, firm mud, shale, and sandstone. The shell size is up to 15 cm, the siphon extending to 30 cm.in length.
This species is a host of the ectoparasitic copepod Anthessius fitchi.
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