Cunearca lesueuri Dall 1848 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Anadara (Scapharca) lesueuri, Arca (Scapharca) lesueuri, Arca lesueuri, Scapharca (Scapharca) lesueuri, Scapharca lesueuri

Belongs to Cunearca according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Dockery 1982 and Woodring 1973

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, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritoensis, Arca (Cunearca) cacica, Arca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Arca (Cunearca) esmeralda, Cunearca scalarina, Cunearca scalaris, Cunearca silverdalensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) crandalli, Scapharca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) melloi, Scapharca (Cunearca) rhombea, Imparilarca hubbardi

Type specimen: ANSP 30682, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (40: Mississippi collections)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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