Shellfish

Meretridae

Name and category of meretridae

(scientific name: Lucina edentula) is a species of Lucina of the order epididae. It is mainly distributed in the South China Sea and often inhabits in the intertidal mud beach and shallow sea bottom.
[species name] meretridae
Lucina Lucina
Lucinidae
Meretrix pinzhouensisMeretrix pinzhouensis
Meretrix pinzhouensis
It is mainly distributed in the South China Sea and often inhabits in the intertidal mud beach and shallow sea bottom.
Meretrix edentulaMeretrix edentula
Meretrix edentula
1. The shell of Lucina edentula Linnaeus is nearly spherical, with two shells of different sizes and different sides. The top of the shell is small, curved forward, the meniscus is heart-shaped, not obvious; the posterior and abdominal edges of the shell are spherical. The shell surface is white and the growth pattern is fine. The inner surface of the shell is white, and the hinge part has no teeth. It lives in intertidal mud sand beach and shallow sea bottom, distributed in the South China Sea.
2. Lucina philippiana Reeve: the shell of Lucina filippiana Reeve is nearly circular, the top of the shell is slightly concave in the front and upper part, and the anterior and posterior edges and abdominal edges are slightly semicircular. The shell surface is white, with thin brown skin, easy to fall off and show white. It is distributed in Shandong, Hainan and other sea areas.
3. Codakia punctata (Linnaeus) has a nearly circular shell with two equal shells. The lunar surface is deep and triangular. The shell surface is white, with low and flat radiating ribs. The hinge part is large, each of the two shells has 2 main teeth, the left side teeth are double flake, and the right side teeth are single. It lives in the sand bottom of shallow sea and distributes in Xisha.
4. Codakia tigerina (Linnaeus) has a slightly convex top and is inclined to the front. The anterior, posterior and ventral margins of the shell are round. There are sharp granular protuberances on the surface of the shell. The size of the two main teeth in the left shell is similar to that in the right shell. It is distributed in the South China Sea.
All kinds of meat are edible, and the shell is used as medicine, mainly containing calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate and trace elements. It has the functions of resolving phlegm and relieving cough, softening hard and dispersing nodules, nourishing yin and clearing heat, producing acid and relieving pain. It is used for cough and phlegm, lymphatic tuberculosis, hot and night sweats, excessive gastric acid, peptic ulcer, etc.
Scientific name
Chinese name
Named by
Named year
Anodontia edentula
Meretrix edentula
Linnaeus
one thousand seven hundred and fifty-eight
Anodontia philippana
Meretrix philippinarum
Reeve
one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight
Anodontia stearnsiana Oyama
one thousand nine hundred and fifty-four
Anodontia taikoensis Tan
one thousand nine hundred and seventy-one
Bellucina civica
Yokoyama
one thousand nine hundred and twenty-seven
Codakia paytenorum
Red lipped clam
Iredale
one thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven
Codakia punctata
Crimson clam
Linnaeus
one thousand seven hundred and fifty-eight
Codakia tigerina
Lucina
Linnaeus
one thousand seven hundred and fifty-eight
Eamesiella corrugata
Ruditapes rugulosa
Deshayes
one thousand eight hundred and forty-three
Epicodakia bella
Mermaid full moon clam
Conrad
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven
Epicodakia delicatula
Haixubei
Pilsbry
one thousand nine hundred and four
Epicodakia divergens
Small full moon clam
Philippi
one thousand eight hundred and fifty
Gonimyrtea soyoae
Lamella Meretrix
Habe
one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight
Lucinoma yoshidai
Meretrix Yoshida
Habe
one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight
Myrtea soyoae
Goshawk Meretrix
Habe
one thousand nine hundred and fifty-one
Pillucina pisidium
Dunker
one thousand eight hundred and sixty
Wallucina striata
Tokunaga
one thousand nine hundred and six