Lunarca brightonensis Maury 1912 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca (Argina) brightonensis

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1912. A contribution to the paleontology of Trinidad. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 15:1-112

Belongs to Lunarca according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Maury 1912

Sister taxa: Anadara (Lunarca) kachharai, Lunarca arthurpennelli, Lunarca billingsiana, Lunarca bolivarensis, Lunarca brevifrons, Lunarca colombiana, Lunarca costata, Lunarca ovalis, Lunarca pennelli, Lunarca proletaria

Type specimen: PRI (unknown number), a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 700 ft W of Brighton Pier (Miocene of Trinidad and Tobago)

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