Barbatia (Barbatia) barbata Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca barbata, Barbatia barbata

Belongs to Barbatia (Barbatia) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Jung 1965, Linnaeus 1758 and Spencer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Barbatia (Barbatia) adamsiana, Barbatia (Barbatia) appendiculata, Barbatia (Barbatia) bonaczyi, Barbatia (Barbatia) cancellaria, Barbatia (Barbatia) costellata, Barbatia (Barbatia) delepida, Barbatia (Barbatia) endomena, Barbatia (Barbatia) inusitata, Barbatia (Barbatia) islopa, Barbatia (Barbatia) lacerata, Barbatia (Barbatia) lima, Barbatia (Barbatia) nattheimensis, Barbatia (Barbatia) picota, Barbatia (Barbatia) propatula, Barbatia (Barbatia) propertua, Barbatia (Barbatia) uhligi, Barbatia (Ustularca) fusca, Barbatia (Ustularca) stearnsii

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Italy (2), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Cyprus (1), Greece (2), Spain (6)

• Miocene of Algeria (8), Austria (1), Bulgaria (5), Cyprus (3), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Moldova (4), Morocco (2), Poland (7), Spain (1)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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