Hiatella (Hiatella) arctica Linnaeus 1767 (clam)

Bivalvia - Hiatellida - Hiatellidae

Alternative combinations: Hiatella arctica, Mya arctica, Saxicava arctica

Synonyms: Hiatella rugosa Linnaeus 1767, Mytilus rugosus Linnaeus 1767

Belongs to Hiatella (Hiatella) according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Bosselaers et al. 2004, Freneix et al. 1988, Glenn 1904 and Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Belgium (2), Canada (76: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Greenland (55), Iceland (4), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (3), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (45: Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, Washington)

• Pliocene of Belgium (8), Greenland (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (9: Alaska, California, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (3), Belgium (9), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (15), Italy (3), the Netherlands (2), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (5), United States (31: Alaska, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (4), France (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 322 collections each including a single occurrence

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