Arcinella Schumacher 1817 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Synonym: Echinochama Fischer 1887

Parent taxon: Chamidae according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Chama, Pseudochama

Subtaxa: Arcinella antiquata Arcinella arcinella Arcinella californica Arcinella cornuta Arcinella draconis Arcinella trachyderma Arcinella yaquensis Echinochama praearcinella Echinochama pristina

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), United States (22: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (9), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (3), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (2), United States (13: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of Brazil (5), Colombia (14), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (3), Haiti (3), Mexico (1), Panama (41), United States (24: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

Total: 179 collections including 186 occurrences

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