Anadara (Cunearca) zorritoensis Spieker 1922 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca zorritoensis

Full reference: E. M. Spieker. 1922. The Paleontology of the Zorritos Formation of the North Peruvian Oil Fields. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 3:1-196

Belongs to Anadara (Cunearca) according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Spieker 1922

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) hispaniolana, Anadara (Cunearca) inutilis, Anadara (Cunearca) lloydi, Anadara (Cunearca) melita, Anadara (Cunearca) pittieri, Anadara (Cunearca) rhombea, Anadara (Cunearca) riocanensis, Anadara (Cunearca) telemba, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritensis, 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 Ecuador (2 collections)

• Miocene of Peru (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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