Acar domingensis Lamarck 1819 (miniature ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca domingensis, Barbatia (Acar) domingensis, Barbatia domingensis

Synonyms: Acar reticulata Gmelin 1792, Arca (Acar) reticulata Gmelin 1792, Arca (Barbatia) reticulata Gmelin 1792, Arca reticulata Gmelin 1792, Barbatia (Acar) reticulata Gmelin 1792

Belongs to Acar according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Grant and Gale 1931, Harris 1919, Maury 1917, Maury 1920, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Acar bailyi, Acar celleporacea, Acar congenita, Acar lamellosa, Acar plicata, Acar rostrae, Acar sandersonae, Arca (Acar) cheribonensis, Arca (Acar) pusilla, Barbatia (Acar) aspera, Barbatia (Acar) gradata, Barbatia (Acar) trapeziformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (9), Cayman Islands (2), Cuba (2), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Jamaica (4), Mexico (3), Trinidad and Tobago (7), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (1), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Panama (3), Puerto Rico (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (4: Florida, Georgia)

• Eocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 57 collections each including a single occurrence

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