Arca avellana Lamarck 1819 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Navicula) avellana, Navicula avellana

Synonym: Arca arabica Philippi 1847

Belongs to Arca according to B. Wilson 2002

See also Cox 1936, Kosnik 2002 and Okutaini 2000

Sister taxa: Arca (Arca), Arca (Byssoarca), Arca (Fossularca), Arca (Tosarca), Arca abrupta, Arca aldrichi, Arca angusta, Arca augusta, Arca bailyi, Arca bezanconi, Arca biangula, Arca blanfordi, Arca brahminica, Arca camaronesia, Arca capulopsis, Arca cardiiformis, Arca chevallieri, Arca choffati, Arca cholana, Arca clathrata, Arca clellandi, Arca columbiana, Arca cordata, Arca coxi, Arca dalli, Arca debilis, Arca delandensis, Arca divaricata, Arca douvillei, Arca feddeni, Arca fuscoides, Arca galei, Arca gamana, Arca geulemensis, Arca hamelini, Arca harrisi, Arca hispida, Arca holmesii, Arca impavida, Arca incerta, Arca interrupta, Arca japetica, Arca kannegieteri, Arca koerti, Arca labiata, Arca lactea, Arca lakei, Arca larkhanaensis, Arca lata, Arca limula, Arca mcnairyensis, Arca mekranica, Arca miliacea, Arca minuata, Arca mutabilis, Arca nannodes, Arca negata, Arca newtoni, Arca nitida, Arca nuda, Arca obeidi, Arca ovata, Arca pacifica, Arca pantheonensis, Arca particularis, Arca peethensis, Arca perdisparis, Arca perpectinata, Arca prephina, Arca procumbens, Arca protracta, Arca pseudoantiquata, Arca pseudonavicularis, Arca quadrilatera, Arca radiata, Arca rivulata, Arca salomonensis, Arca sandbergeri, Arca sespeensis, Arca spiekeri, Arca squamosa, Arca striatula, Arca subfiligrana, Arca sublata, Arca submultiformis, Arca sulcicosta, Arca tetragona, Arca tjidamarensis, Arca trinchinopolitensis, Arca uhligi, Arca valdensis, Arca valdiviana, Arca vanholsti, Arca vaughani, Arca ventricosa, Arca wagneriana, Arca zebra, Scapharca zorritensis, Navicula tutamoensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mozambique (1 collection), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene of Iran (1), Vanuatu (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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