Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Brachidontes pharaonis is a small bivalve that grows its shell up to 40mm in length. The external surfaces of the shell are dark brownish black while the interior of the shell is purplish-black. The two halves of the shell are equal in size and similar in shape, being elongated and asymmetrical, with a dysodont hinge between the valves. It s attached to the substrate by thick byssus.
Records of Brachidontes pharaonis
Sites where Brachidontes pharaoinis has been recorded in the Hellenic Sea.