Arcopagia Leach 1827 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative spelling: Tellina (Arcopagia)

Parent taxon: Tellinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Cossmann 1882, Freneix et al. 1988, Gardner 1947, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Acorylus, Arcopagiinae, Barytellina, Cymatoica, Elliptotellina, Eurytellina, Florimetis, Fragilia, Gastrana, Lutricola, Macoma, Macominae, Maera, Merisca, Metis, Nelltia, Peiricola, Psammacoma, Saulella, Serratina, Sourimis, Strigillinae, Tellina, Tellininae

Subtaxa: Arcopagia (Arcopagia) Arcopagia (Bertinella) Arcopagia (Johnsonella) Arcopagia (Pinguitellina) robusta Arcopagia corneola Arcopagia craticula Arcopagia fausta Arcopagia parisiensis Arcopagia pudica Arcopagia spinosa Tellina (Arcopagia) acares Tellina (Arcopagia) bouryi Tellina (Arcopagia) denudata Tellina (Arcopagia) eburneopsis Tellina (Arcopagia) raveneli

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Type: Tellina crassa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), Haiti (4), Ireland (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (5), Morocco (1), Panama (1), the Philippines (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (7: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (4)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Indonesia (6), Japan (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Austria (1), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (2), France (1), Germany (1), Indonesia (4), Israel (1), United States (10: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (29), Germany (1), Iran (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Egypt (3), France (2), Hungary (1), Panama (4), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (26: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (3), Germany (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Cretaceous of France (2), Germany (1), Switzerland (1), United States (2: Arizona, California)

Total: 164 collections including 193 occurrences

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