Anadara (Anadara) antiquata Linnaeus 1758 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Anadara antiquata, Arca (Anadara) antiquata, Arca (Arca) antiquata, Arca antiquata

Belongs to Anadara (Anadara) according to L. W. van den Hoek Ostende et al. 2002

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Cox 1936, Hendy 2007, Jung 1965, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Oostingh 1935, Skwarko 1994 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Anadara (Anadara) biformis, Anadara (Anadara) campyla, Anadara (Anadara) dichotoma, Anadara (Anadara) hokkaidoensis, Anadara (Anadara) lirata, Anadara (Anadara) luangmualensis, Anadara (Anadara) mangkalihatensis, Anadara (Anadara) obesa, Anadara (Anadara) olssoni, Anadara (Anadara) submontereyana, Anadara (Anadara) tambacana, Anadara (Anadara) teschi, Anadara (Anadara) thauma, Anadara (Anadara) topangaensis, Anadara (Anadara) trapezoida, Anadara (Anadara) trilineata, Anadara (Anadara) zotlangensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Djibouti (3), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), Kenya (5), Pakistan (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Sudan (1), Tanzania (2), Thailand (1), Vanuatu (3), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (3), Pakistan (3), the Philippines (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (2)

• Miocene of Indonesia (9), Iran (2), the Philippines (1)

Total: 50 collections each including a single occurrence

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