An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

A-P-H-O-T-O Wildlife Stock Image Library
Lyonsia norwegica (Gmelin, 1791) - Norwegian lyonsia (Marine bivalve images)
Norwegian lyonsia
Lyonsia norwegica
- shell valve / exterior 1

Norwegian lyonsia
Lyonsia norwegica
- shell valve / exterior with rule 1

Norwegian lyonsia
Lyonsia norwegica
- valve rear / hinge 1

Images of shells from a private collection in Cornwall.

Only a few recent records, species has been historically recorded from Mounts Bay, Helford and Falmouth. A deep water species, rarely recorded around the Cornish coast.

Scientific and European Names:
Lyonsia norwegica, Amphidesma corbuloides, Mya nitida, Mya norwegica, Mya pellucida, Mya striata, Myatella montagui, Pandora aequivalvis, Tellina coruscans, Norwegian lyonsia.

Location information provided by the author and from the ERICA records database for Cornwall. Scientific and Common Names used are largely gained from from the WoRMS Database.

Lyonsia norwegica Norwegian lyonsia Marine Bivalve Marine Bivalve Images
The main objective of this website is in furthering environmental awareness and education through the medium of photography. To increase awareness and access to the wildlife of the region and help
people find and identify it. Sometimes the difference between species is obvious but many species can only be determined by observing microscopic characteristics that are specific to any one species.