Arcopagia fausta Pulteney 1799 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Arcopagia (Johnsonella) fausta, Tellina (Cyclotellina) fausta, Tellina fausta

Belongs to Arcopagia according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Vokes 1972

Sister taxa: Arcopagia (Arcopagia), Arcopagia (Bertinella), Arcopagia (Johnsonella), Arcopagia (Pinguitellina) robusta, Arcopagia corneola, Arcopagia craticula, Arcopagia gabunensis, Arcopagia medialis, Arcopagia parisiensis, Arcopagia pudica, Arcopagia spinosa, Tellina (Arcopagia) acares, Tellina (Arcopagia) bouryi, Tellina (Arcopagia) denudata, Tellina (Arcopagia) eburneopsis, Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli, Tellina (Arcopagia) tehama

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Cuba (2), Haiti (4), Jamaica (1), Panama (1), Turks and Caicos Islands (1), United States (7: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (9: Florida)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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