Scapharca (Cunearca) santaclarana Loel and Corey 1932 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca (Anadara) santaclarana

Full reference: W. Loel and W. H. Corey. 1932. The Vaqueros Formation, Lower Miocene of California (Part 1). University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 22(3):31-410

Belongs to Scapharca (Cunearca) according to E. J. Moore 1983

See also Loel and Corey 1932

Sister taxa: 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, Diluvarca (Cunearca) cardioides, Scapharca (Cunearca) crandalli, Scapharca (Cunearca) cumanensis, Scapharca (Cunearca) hamelini, Scapharca (Cunearca) melloi, Scapharca (Cunearca) rhombea, Scapharca (Cunearca) rivulata, Scapharca (Cunearca) vanderhoofi, Imparilarca hubbardi

Type specimen: UCMP 31768

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at South Oak Ridge area [Vaqueros Fm] (Miocene of California)

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