Eonavicula Arkell 1929 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spelling: Arca (Eonavicula)

Parent taxon: Arcinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Kanjilal 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acar, Calloarca, Destacar, Epitrisis, Mimarcaria, Miratacar, Nipponarca, Opularca, Plagiarca, Thronacar, Trisidos, Porterius

Subtaxa: Arca (Eonavicula) bisulcata Arca (Eonavicula) bogaerti Eonavicula gibbosa Eonavicula minuta

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), the Congo-Brazzaville (2), Denmark (1), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (3), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (7: Alabama, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

• Jurassic of France (26), Germany (1), India (9), Iran (2), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (8), the United Kingdom (9)

• Triassic of Peru (1)

Total: 91 collections including 101 occurrences

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