Anadara (Tosarca) veatchi Olsson 1922 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Scapharca) veatchi, Arca veatchi

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

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

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960 and Jung 1965

Sister taxa: Anadara (Tosarca) campta, Anadara (Tosarca) columba, Anadara (Tosarca) tosaensis

Subtaxa: Arca (Scapharca) veatchi matarucana

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Type specimen: Its type locality is PRI Loc816, Luculo River [Quimbriz Fm], which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone/shale in the Quimbriz Formation of Angola.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Colombia (1 collection), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (5), Mexico (4), Panama (14), Venezuela (2)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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