Arctica planata Sowerby 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Alternative combination: Cyprina planata

Belongs to Arctica according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica islandica, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina escheri, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina purae, Cyprina scutellaria, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina lens, Cyprina cancriniana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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