Anadara Gray 1847 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spellings: Arca (Anadara), Scapharca (Anadara)

Synonym: Cara Gray 1847

Parent taxon: Anadarinae according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also da Silva Forti 1969, del Rio 1992, DuBar 1958, Faustman 1964, Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Loel and Corey 1932, Marasti 1973, Mikkelsen 2006, Mukerjee 1939, Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Tiwari 2001, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Dallarca, Hataiarca, Indacar, Mabelllarca, Nemoarca, Philippinarca, Samacar, Scapharca, Scapharcopsis, Scaphula, Senilia, Tegilarca

Subtaxa: Anadara (Anadara) Anadara (Caloosarca) Anadara (Cunearca) Anadara (Diluvarca) Anadara (Esmerarca) Anadara (Grandiarca) Anadara (Larkinia) Anadara (Lunarca) Anadara (Mabellarca) Anadara (Potiarca) Anadara (Rasia) Anadara (Sectiarca) Anadara (Tegillarca) Anadara (Tosarca) Anadara aequicostata Anadara baughmani Anadara callicestosa Anadara campsa Anadara concinna Anadara craticulata Anadara crebricostata Anadara cretacea Anadara dasia Anadara daviesi Anadara formosa Anadara garoensis Anadara gourae Anadara guayubinica Anadara halidonata Anadara hermidermos Anadara jacksoni Anadara kroensis Anadara magnoliana Anadara molengraaffii Anadara multicostata Anadara nugax Anadara nux Anadara obliquidens Anadara panensis Anadara perlabiata Anadara preangerensis Anadara prephina Anadara protracta Anadara quilonensis Anadara reinharti Anadara riogurabonica Anadara suboblonga Anadara trapezia Anadara tuberculosa Anadara woodringi Arca (Anadara) santana

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Type: Arca antiquata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (7 collections), Brazil (8), Cayman Islands (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (4), Cuba (2), Djibouti (6), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (4), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (6), Kenya (8), Mexico (5), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), Peru (1), the Philippines (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (2), Sudan (1), Taiwan (14), Tanzania (2), Thailand (1), United States (163: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Vanuatu (3), Venezuela (4), Yemen (4)

• Blancan of United States (5: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (9), United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Colombia (18), Costa Rica (26), the Dominican Republic (12), Ecuador (10), India (1), Indonesia (20), Italy (4), Jamaica (6), Japan (14), Mexico (7), Pakistan (5), Panama (22), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (8), the Philippines (5), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), Trinidad and Tobago (16), United States (66: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (16)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (11), Indonesia (2), United States (14: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (9), Argentina (6), Austria (2), Brazil (9), Bulgaria (1), Chile (1), Colombia (142), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (3), the Dominican Republic (20), Ecuador (17), France (2), Germany (1), Greece (2), Haiti (4), India (26), Indonesia (15), Iran (2), Italy (5), Jamaica (1), Japan (35), Malta (1), Mexico (7), Morocco (2), Pakistan (3), Panama (187), Papua New Guinea (3), Peru (18), the Philippines (2), Puerto Rico (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (9), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (12), United States (136: California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (34)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Haiti (2), United States (7: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Costa Rica (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (49: California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington), Venezuela (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (3), Germany (1), Indonesia (3), Panama (2), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1)

Total: 1390 collections including 2114 occurrences

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