Arctica murrayensis Warren 1933 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Full reference: P. S. Warren. 1933. New Coloradoan species from the Upper Peace River, British Columbia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 27:109-119

Belongs to Arctica according to P. S. Warren 1933

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica islandica, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina escheri, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina purae, Cyprina scutellaria, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina lens, Cyprina cancriniana

Type specimen: University of Alberta Geological Museum Ct. 542, a shell. Its type locality is Murray River (East Pine) [Kaskapu Fm], which is in a Turonian/Coniacian marine shale in the Kaskapu Formation of Canada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta, British Columbia collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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