Cucullaea equidens Tate 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae

Alternative combination: Arca equidens

Full reference: R. Tate. 1886. The lamellibranchs of the Older Tertiary of Australia (part 1). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 8:96-158

Belongs to Cucullaea according to T. A. Darragh 1970

See also Tate 1886

Sister taxa: Cucullaea (Cucullastis), Cucullaea (Cucullona), Cucullaea (Idonearca), Cucullaea (Latiarca), Cucullaea adelaidensis, Cucullaea alta, Cucullaea auriculifera, Cucullaea chilensis, Cucullaea cordiformis, Cucullaea corioensis, Cucullaea ellioti, Cucullaea erda, Cucullaea farsensis, Cucullaea freia, Cucullaea gabbi, Cucullaea gigantea, Cucullaea granulosa, Cucullaea harttii, Cucullaea isolda, Cucullaea labiata, Cucullaea laubei, Cucullaea lirata, Cucullaea littlei, Cucullaea macerata, Cucullaea marshalli, Cucullaea mathewsonii, Cucullaea minchinhamptonensis, Cucullaea monodi, Cucullaea morani, Cucullaea multicostata, Cucullaea pachygastris, Cucullaea pamotanensis, Cucullaea patagonensis, Cucullaea perijana, Cucullaea ponderosa, Cucullaea seisiana, Cucullaea sindangbaranensis, Cucullaea striatiumbonata, Cucullaea subglabra, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea truncata, Cucullaea tschapitana, Cucullaea worthingtoni, Cucullaea youngi, Cucullea aspasia, Cucullea auingeri, Cucullea polyglypha, Cucullea rugosa, Idonearca deatsvillensis, Idonearca kingsensis, Idonearca murrayi, Idonearca powersi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Adelaide Bore, Kent Town - Tortachilla Limestone (Eocene of Australia)

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