Stout Tagelus Tagelus plebeius  Synonyms: Stout Razor Clam.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Mollusca   >   Class Bivalvia   >   Order Veneroida   >   Family Tellinidae   >   Genus Tagelus   

Description:

Purplish Tagelus is smaller, shorter and with the periostracum being olive with a purplish tint (P. Osenton, pers. comm.).

Relationships:

A popular food item for diving sea ducks (P. Osenton, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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A Stout Tagelus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/28/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Stout Tagelus in Calvert Co., Maryland (2/8/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Stout Tagelus in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/17/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Stout Tagelus in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/17/2016). Same individual as below. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Stout Tagelus in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/17/2016). Same individual as above. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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