Banded wedge shell (Donax vittatus)
- The banded wedge shell has a large powerful foot which allows it to burrow into the sand very quickly.
- When the banded wedge shell grows slowly it can live for up to seven years.
- The banded wedge shell is a suspension feeder.
The banded wedge shell has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.
Information on the banded wedge shell is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.
This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
ITIS (December, 2012)