Subfamily Arcinae Lamarck 1809 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Synonyms: Calloarcinae Scarlato and Starobogatov 1979, Hawaiarcinae Noda 1986, Porteriinae Scarlato and Starobogatov 1979

Parent taxon: Arcidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, da Silva Forti 1969, del Rio 1992, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Olsson 1967, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Spencer et al. 2004, Tiwari 2001 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Acar Calloarca Destacar Eonavicula Epitrisis Mimarcaria Miratacar Nipponarca Opularca Plagiarca Porterius Thronacar Trisidos

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (1), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (9), Cayman Islands (2), Costa Rica (3), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), Ecuador (3), Eritrea (2), French Polynesia (1), Japan (6), Kenya (5), Mexico (6), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), the Seychelles (1), Spain (2), Sudan (1), Taiwan (4), United States (13: Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Indonesia (7), Jamaica (4), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), South Africa (1), Spain (5), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (2: California, Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (6), Australia (1), Bulgaria (4), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), France (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (10), Indonesia (7), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (1), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (6), the Philippines (2), Poland (6), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (1), Spain (2), United States (5: Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (5: Florida, Georgia)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1), Hungary (1), Pakistan (2)

• Eocene of Australia (3), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (4), Germany (1), Mexico (3), United States (71: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Belgium (5), Denmark (1), France (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (2), Denmark (3), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (3), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (8: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (26), Germany (1), India (9), Iran (2), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (8), the United Kingdom (9)

• Triassic of Peru (1)

Total: 380 collections including 408 occurrences

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