Anadara (Potiarca) Iredale 1939 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spelling: Potiarca

Parent taxon: Anadara according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anadara (Anadara), Anadara (Caloosarca), Anadara (Cunearca), Anadara (Diluvarca), Anadara (Esmerarca), Anadara (Grandiarca), Anadara (Larkinia), Anadara (Lunarca), Anadara (Mabellarca), Anadara (Rasia), Anadara (Sectiarca), Anadara (Tegillarca), Anadara (Tosarca), Anadara aequicostata, Anadara baughmani, Anadara callicestosa, Anadara campsa, Anadara concinna, Anadara craticulata, Anadara crebricostata, Anadara cretacea, Anadara dasia, Anadara daviesi, Anadara fichteli, Anadara firmata, Anadara formosa, Anadara garoensis, Anadara gourae, Anadara guayubinica, Anadara halidonata, Anadara hermidermos, Anadara jacksoni, Anadara kroensis, Anadara macneili, Anadara magnoliana, Anadara molengraaffii, Anadara multicostata, Anadara mummi, Anadara nugax, Anadara nux, Anadara obliquidens, Anadara panensis, Anadara perlabiata, Anadara preangerensis, Anadara prephina, Anadara protracta, Anadara quilonensis, Anadara reinharti, Anadara riogurabonica, Anadara suboblonga, Anadara trapezia, Anadara trilineata, Anadara tuberculosa, Anadara uropigimelana, Anadara woodringi, Arca (Anadara) heterosculpta, Arca (Anadara) santana

Subtaxa: Anadara (Potiarca) saladillaensis Potiarca bonplandiana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), Panama (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Panama (42), Venezuela (1)

Total: 61 collections each including a single occurrence

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