Striarca Conrad 1862 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Parent taxon: Striarcinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Breviarca, Ovalarca, Sanoarca, Trigonodesma

Subtaxa: Striarca africana Striarca centenaria Striarca compressa Striarca lamyi Striarca sculptilis Striarca umbonata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Italy (3), Japan (3), Kenya (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1), Taiwan (11), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (7)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Cyprus (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), the Philippines (1), Spain (4), United States (9: Virginia)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Bulgaria (2), Cyprus (1), France (1), Indonesia (6), Italy (1), Japan (3), Morocco (1), the Philippines (2), Poland (5), Slovakia (4), United States (7: New Jersey, Virginia)

• Oligocene of France (3)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Nigeria (6), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (13: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Colombia (1), Mexico (1), Spain (1), United States (227: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 342 collections including 383 occurrences

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