Species under Cuspidaria
n= 64
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cuspidaria abbreviata
(Forbes, 1843)
Mediterranean Sea
Cuspidaria altenai
Knudsen, 2005
Western Atlantic 1.24
Cuspidaria alternata
(d'Orbigny, 1842)
alternate dipperclam North America
Cuspidaria apodema
Dall, 1916
Canada
Cuspidaria approximata
Smith, 1869
Northwest Pacific
Cuspidaria arctica
(Sars, 1859)
Northeast Atlantic 2
Cuspidaria arcuata
Dall, 1881
Western Central Atlantic
Cuspidaria atlantica
Allen & Morgan, 1981
Western Atlantic 0.31
Cuspidaria brachyrhynchus
Sturany, 1899
Western Indian Ocean
Cuspidaria braziliensis
Smith, 1915
Western Atlantic 3.4
Cuspidaria caduca
Smith, 1894
Indo-West Pacific
Cuspidaria canariensis
De Boer, 1985
Northeast Atlantic
Cuspidaria centobi
Bouchet & Warén, 1979
Northeast Atlantic
Cuspidaria chilensis
Dall, 1890
Southeast Pacific and Western Atlantic 1.15
Cuspidaria chinensis
(Gray, 1834)
Northwest Pacific
Cuspidaria concentrica
Thiele, 1912
Antarctic Atlantic 0.54
Cuspidaria consociata
(Smith, 1885)
Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria convexa
Prashad, 1932
Western Pacific
Cuspidaria costellata
(Deshayes, 1833)
Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria cuspidata
(Olivi, 1792)
common cuspidaria Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Cuspidaria dautzenbergi
(Prashad, 1932)
Western Pacific
Cuspidaria delli
Knudsen, 1970
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria dissociata
Sturany, 1899
Western Indian Ocean
Cuspidaria dubia
Prashad, 1932
Western Pacific
Cuspidaria elegans
(Hinds, 1843)
Western Pacific
Cuspidaria elliptica
Di Geronimo, 1974
Mediterranean Sea
Cuspidaria fairchildi
Suter, 1908
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria glacialis
(Sars, 1878)
glacial dipperclam Atlantic Ocean, Northern Pacific and the Arctic
Cuspidaria infelix
Thiele, 1912
Southeast Pacific and Antarctic 0.5
Cuspidaria jeffreysi
(Dall, 1881)
Western Atlantic 0.42
Cuspidaria jugosa
(Wood, 1856)
Mediterranean Sea
Cuspidaria kawamurai
Kuroda, 1948
Western Pacific
Cuspidaria luymesi
Knudsen, 2005
Western Atlantic 1.59
Cuspidaria macrohynchus
(Smith, 1895)
Indo-West Pacific
Cuspidaria media
Verrill & Bush, 1898
median dipperclam East Pacific
Cuspidaria meridionalis
(Smith, 1885)
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Cuspidaria microrhina
Dall, 1886
little-snout dipperclam North America 4
Cuspidaria mitis
Prashad, 1932
Indo-Pacific
Cuspidaria monosteira
Dall, 1890
Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria morelandi
Dell, 1956
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria morioria
Dell, 1956
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria multicostata
Egorova, 1993
Antarctica
Cuspidaria obesa
(Loven, 1846)
obese dipperclam Mediterranean Sea
Cuspidaria obliqua
De Boer, 1985
Northeast Atlantic
Cuspidaria parapodema
Bernard, 1969
California dipperclam East Pacific
Cuspidaria parva
Verrill & Bush, 1898
Atlantic Ocean 0.4
Cuspidaria patagonica
(Smith, 1885)
Southeast Pacific and Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria pellucida
Stimpson, 1853
translucent dipperclam North America
Cuspidaria platensis
(Smith, 1885)
Western Atlantic 1.3
Cuspidaria potti
Sturany, 1901
Western Indian Ocean
Cuspidaria rostrata
(Spengler, 1793)
rostrate dipperclam Mediterranean Sea
Cuspidaria smirnovi
Egorova, 1998
Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria steindachneri
Sturany, 1899
Western Indian Ocean
Cuspidaria subglacialis
Dall, 1913
subglacial dipperclam North America
Cuspidaria subtorta
(Sars, 1878)
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 0.7
Cuspidaria tenella
Smith, 1907
Southern Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic 0.5
Cuspidaria teres
(Jeffreys, 1882)
Northeast Atlantic
Cuspidaria trailli
(Hutton, 1873)
cusp shell Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria truncata
(Jeffreys, 1882)
Northeast Atlantic
Cuspidaria tuhua
Dell, 1962
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria turgida
Verrill & Bush, 1898
Western Atlantic
Cuspidaria ventricosa
Verrill & Bush, 1898
Atlantic Ocean
Cuspidaria willetti
Fleming, 1948
Southwest Pacific
Cuspidaria wollastonii
(Smith, 1885)
Atlantic Ocean
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