Barbatia (Cucullaearca) mississippiensis Conrad 1854 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Byssoarca) mississippiensis, Barbatia mississippiensis, Byssoarca mississippiensis, Cucullaearca mississippiensis, Navicula mississippiensis

Belongs to Barbatia (Cucullaearca) according to P. Jung 1965

See also Dockery 1982

Sister taxa: Barbatia (Cucullaearca) candida, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) cuculloides, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) lima, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) reeveana

Type specimen: ANSP 30648, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Oligocene of United States (27: Mississippi)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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