Hiatella arctica Linnaeus 1767 (clam)

Bivalvia - Hiatellida - Hiatellidae

Alternative combinations: Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica, Mya arctica, Saxicava arctica

Synonyms: Hiatella rugosa Linnaeus 1767, Mytilus pholadis Linnaeus 1771, Mytilus rugosus Linnaeus 1767, Saxicava pholadis Linnaeus 1771

Belongs to Hiatella according to A. J. W. Hendy 2020

See also Bosselaers et al. 2004, Coan et al. 2000, Freneix et al. 1988, Glenn 1904, Hendy et al. 2008, MacNeil 1957 and Moths et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Clotho, Hiatella (Hiatella), Hiatella arenicola, Hiatella australis, Hiatella curta, Hiatella fabacea, Hiatella rotundata, Hiatella sinemuriensis, Hiatella solida, Hiatella tenella, Hiatella tenuis, Hiatella tumulensis, Saxicava fragilis, Saxicava albertensis

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Belgium (2), Canada (78: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Greenland (73), Iceland (4), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (5), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (55: Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, Washington)

• Pliocene of Belgium (8), Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (9: Alaska, California, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (3), Belgium (9), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (15), Italy (3), the Netherlands (2), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (5), United States (30: Alaska, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (5), France (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (3: Alaska)

Total: 357 collections including 358 occurrences

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