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Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Arca veatchi was named by Olsson (1922). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is PRI Loc. 816, Luculo River [Quimbriz Fm], which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone/shale in the Quimbriz Formation of Angola.

It was recombined as Arca (Scapharca) veatchi by Anderson (1929), Barrios (1960) and Jung (1965); it was recombined as Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi by Perrilliat (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Arca veatchi Olsson
1929Arca (Scapharca) veatchi Anderson p. 150
1960Arca (Scapharca) veatchi Barrios p. 230
1965Arca (Scapharca) veatchi Jung p. 429
1992Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi Perrilliat p. 7

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyAnadarinaeReinhart 1935
genusAnadaraGray 1847
subgenusTosarcaNoda 1965

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: intermediatef
Folds: minorf
Ribbing: majorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: lagoonal, coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanic, brackish, freshwaterf
Locomotion: facultatively mobilesubg
Attached: yesf
Life habit: infaunalsubg
Diet: suspension feedersubg
Vision: limitedf
Created: 2009-09-09 13:19:05
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:19:50
Source: subg = subgenus, f = family
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Piacenzian or 20.44000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (27 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Venezuela (Falcon) Anadara veatchi (60144)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Colombia (La Guajira) Anadara veatchi (156356 157344)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Colombia (La Guajira) Anadara veatchi (156524)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Mexico (Michoacan) Anadara veatchi (66163 66164 76566 76567)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela (Falcon) Arca veatchi (135503)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Anadara veatchi (145254 145278 145342 145358)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Anadara veatchi (52174 93051 93052 93053 93061 93062 93172 93174 93224) Arca veatchi (134662)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Colombia Anadara veatchi (96501) Arca veatchi (88296)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Colombia Arca veatchi (97684)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Panama Arca veatchi (134663)