Barbatia carolinensis Conrad 1849 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Anadara carolinensis, Arca (Barbatia) carolinensis, Arca carolinensis, Barbatia (Plagiarca) carolinensis, Scapharca (Scapharca) carolinensis

Belongs to Barbatia according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Eames 1951, Gardner 1943, Kosnik 2002 and Stephenson 1923

Sister taxa: Arca (Barbatia) cowlitzensis, Arca (Barbatia) gracilicostata, Arca (Barbatia) landesi, Arca (Barbatia) nanggulanensis, Arca (Barbatia) oostinghi, Arca (Barbatia) strongi, Arca (Barbatia) suzzalloi, Arca (Barbatia) tenuicrenata, Barbatia (Barbatia), Barbatia (Cucullaearca), Barbatia (Diluvarca), Barbatia (Granoarca), Barbatia (Hawaiarca), Barbatia (Mesocibota), Barbatia (Obliquarca), Barbatia (Rostarca), Barbatia aegyptiaca, Barbatia aspera, Barbatia axinaea, Barbatia cliffensis, Barbatia consutilis, Barbatia corvamnis, Barbatia crustata, Barbatia culleni, Barbatia deusseni, Barbatia dissimilis, Barbatia foliata, Barbatia gibba, Barbatia helblingi, Barbatia illota, Barbatia inglisia, Barbatia irregularis, Barbatia kayalensis, Barbatia legayi, Barbatia lignitifera, Barbatia limatella, Barbatia ludoviciana, Barbatia malaiana, Barbatia marylandica, Barbatia mauryae, Barbatia meridiana, Barbatia morsei, Barbatia mundeformata, Barbatia nodai, Barbatia paradiagona, Barbatia pistachia, Barbatia pseudoillota, Barbatia pumila, Barbatia quilonensis, Barbatia rembangensis, Barbatia seraperta, Barbatia simulans, Barbatia subtrigonalis, Barbatia sundaiana, Barbatia uxorispalmeri, Barbatia wendti

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: North Carolina collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous of United States (9: Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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