Barbatia lignitifera Aldrich 1908 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Barbatia) lignitifera, Arca lignitifera

Belongs to Barbatia according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1965

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 carolinensis, 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 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

Type specimen: USNM 639054, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at PRI 1593 (Eocene of Alabama)

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