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Arca lactea

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1767Arca lactea Linnaeus p. 1141
1850Arca lactea Woods p. 77

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
specieslacteaLinnaeus 1767

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: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: limitedf
Created: 2004-02-29 17:09:41
Modified: 2009-09-09 11:04:20
Source: g = genus, f = family
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Tortonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 11.62000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (16 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Cyprus Arca lactea (71888)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6United Kingdom (England) Arca lactea (84755)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588United Kingdom (England) Arca lactea (84759 84764 84819)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Ireland Arca lactea (178118)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Spain Arca lactea (128324)
Middle Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene0.781 - 0.0117Morocco Arca lactea (127573 127575 127580 127581 127636)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Spain Arca lactea (128327)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Morocco Arca lactea (127592 127599 127616)