Anadara (Cunearca) hispaniolana Maury 1917 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Scapharca) hispaniolana, Scapharca hispaniolana

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

Belongs to Anadara (Cunearca) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Anderson 1929 and Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Anadara (Cunearca) aequatorialis, Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis, Anadara (Cunearca) bifrons, Anadara (Cunearca) boggsi, Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana, Anadara (Cunearca) buenavista, Anadara (Cunearca) cacica, Anadara (Cunearca) caimitaca, Anadara (Cunearca) chemnitzii, Anadara (Cunearca) chemnitzioides, Anadara (Cunearca) corcupidonis, Anadara (Cunearca) ferruginea, Anadara (Cunearca) hindsi, Anadara (Cunearca) inutilis, Anadara (Cunearca) lloydi, Anadara (Cunearca) melita, Anadara (Cunearca) pittieri, Anadara (Cunearca) rhombea, Anadara (Cunearca) riocanensis, Anadara (Cunearca) telemba, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritensis, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritoensis, Arca (Cunearca) cacica, Arca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Arca (Cunearca) esmeralda, Cunearca lesueuri, Cunearca scalarina, Cunearca scalaris, Cunearca silverdalensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) crandalli, Scapharca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) melloi, Scapharca (Cunearca) rhombea, Imparilarca hubbardi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Peru (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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