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 parisiensis, Arcopagia pudica, Arcopagia spinosa, Tellina (Arcopagia) acares, Tellina (Arcopagia) bouryi, Tellina (Arcopagia) denudata, Tellina (Arcopagia) eburneopsis, Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

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

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene of United States (9: Florida)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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