Anadara (Cunearca) chemnitzii Philippi 1851 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Anadara chemnitzi, Arca chemnitzi

Belongs to Anadara (Cunearca) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Aguilera 2004 and Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Anadara (Cunearca) aequatorialis, Anadara (Cunearca) berjadinensis, Anadara (Cunearca) bifrons, Anadara (Cunearca) boggsi, Anadara (Cunearca) brasiliana, Anadara (Cunearca) buenavista, Anadara (Cunearca) cacica, Anadara (Cunearca) caimitaca, Anadara (Cunearca) chemnitzioides, Anadara (Cunearca) corcupidonis, Anadara (Cunearca) ferruginea, Anadara (Cunearca) hindsi, Anadara (Cunearca) hispaniolana, Anadara (Cunearca) inutilis, Anadara (Cunearca) lloydi, Anadara (Cunearca) melita, Anadara (Cunearca) pittieri, Anadara (Cunearca) rhombea, Anadara (Cunearca) riocanensis, Anadara (Cunearca) telemba, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritensis, Anadara (Cunearca) zorritoensis, Arca (Cunearca) cacica, Arca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Arca (Cunearca) esmeralda, Cunearca lesueuri, Cunearca scalarina, Cunearca scalaris, Cunearca silverdalensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) crandalli, Scapharca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) melloi, Scapharca (Cunearca) rhombea, Imparilarca hubbardi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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