Arcinella antiquata Guppy 1866 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Alternative combinations: Chama antiquata, Echinochama antiquata

Belongs to Arcinella according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960, Olsson 1922, Weisbord 1929 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Arcinella arcinella, Arcinella californica, Arcinella cornuta, Arcinella draconis, Arcinella trachyderma, Arcinella yaquensis, Echinochama praearcinella, Echinochama pristina

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections), the Dominican Republic (5), Jamaica (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (5), Haiti (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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