Noetia ponderosa

Noetia ponderosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Arcoida
Family: Noetiidae
Genus: Noetia
Species: N. ponderosa
Binomial name
Noetia ponderosa
(Say, 1822)

Noetia ponderosa, or the ponderous ark clam, is a clam in the family Noetiidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Virginia to Texas.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Altantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 11.