Anadara (Rasia) actinophora Dall 1898 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

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

Synonym: Anadara istmica Perrilliat 1960

Belongs to Anadara (Rasia) according to W. P. Woodring 1973

See also Anderson 1929, Hodson et al. 1927, Maury 1920, Olsson 1922, Perrilliat 1960, Vokes 1969 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Anadara (Rasia) andrewsi, Anadara (Rasia) athroa, Anadara (Rasia) bravardi, Anadara (Rasia) carmenensis, Anadara (Rasia) cercadica, Anadara (Rasia) charcoazulensis, Anadara (Rasia) corcupidonis, Anadara (Rasia) cornellana, Anadara (Rasia) costaricensis, Anadara (Rasia) dariensis, Anadara (Rasia) democraciana, Anadara (Rasia) emarginata, Anadara (Rasia) fissicosta, Anadara (Rasia) golfoyaquensis, Anadara (Rasia) guayubinica, Anadara (Rasia) honensis, Anadara (Rasia) inaequilateralis, Anadara (Rasia) lienosa, Anadara (Rasia) lita, Anadara (Rasia) medioamericana, Anadara (Rasia) mirandana, Anadara (Rasia) mississippiensis, Anadara (Rasia) sechurana, Anadara (Rasia) springvalensis, Anadara (Rasia) tamarana, Anadara (Rasia) tirantensis, Anadara (Rasia) wiedenmayeri, Anadara (Rasia) zuliana, Rasia arata

Type specimens:

  • Anadara (Rasia) actinophora: USNM 135597, a shell
  • Anadara istmica:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Jamaica (1), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), Panama (11), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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