Rounded mussel

Rounded and Rayed mussels-

Scientific names: The Senegalese word dosin means mussel.

Other scientific names: Within the family Dosinia the following specie are found in Swedish waters: Dosinia lincta, that earlier has wrongfully been called Dosinia lupinus and Dosinia exoleta. It is difficult for the novice to see the difference between the two specie.
    It is Dosinia exoleta that is pictured on the preceding page.

More: Dosinia lincta is sometimes called the smooth Artemis and Dosinia exoleta the rayed Artemis.

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