Anadara (Sectiarca) henekeni Maury 1917 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Scapharca) henekeni, Scapharca henekeni

Synonym: Arca (Scapharca) sobrina Pilsbry and Johnson 1917

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

Belongs to Anadara (Sectiarca) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Maury 1917, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1964 and Schoellhamer et al. 1981

Sister taxa: Anadara (Sectiarca) floridana, Anadara (Sectiarca) inaequilateralis, Anadara (Sectiarca) margaretae, Anadara (Sectiarca) marksi, Anadara (Sectiarca) riogurabonica

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Ecuador (2), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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