Bathyarca Kobelt 1891 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spellings: Arca (Bathyarca), Scapharca (Bathyarca)

Parent taxon: Arcidae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Maxwell 1992, Mikkelsen 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1994, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Wienrich 1999 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Ambrogia, Anadarinae, Angulararca, Arca, Arcinae, Asperarca, Barbatia, Bentharca, Coraliarca, Fugleria, Karasuarca, Kikaiarca, Litharcinae, Noetiinae, Quadrilatera

Subtaxa: Bathyarca (Bathyarca) Bathyarca adelaideana Bathyarca anomala Bathyarca corpulenta Bathyarca cybaea Bathyarca glacialis Bathyarca hendersoni Bathyarca perversidens

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Nunavut collection), Greenland (2), Japan (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), Italy (2), Jamaica (3), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Bulgaria (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Germany (13), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (1), Poland (3), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (3)

Total: 60 collections including 64 occurrences

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