Arca (Arca) Linnaeus 1758 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Parent taxon: Arca according to O. Mandic and F. F. Steininger 2003

See also Dockery 1982, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Grant and Gale 1931, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Matsubara 2002, Olsson 1967, Oostingh 1935, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Squires 1991 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Arca (Byssoarca), Arca (Fossularca), Arca (Tosarca), Arca abrupta, Arca aldrichi, Arca angusta, Arca augusta, Arca avellana, Arca bailyi, Arca bezanconi, Arca biangula, Arca biloba, 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 microdonta, Arca miliacea, Arca minuata, Arca montereyana, 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 rudis, 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

Subtaxa: Arca (Arca) aquila Arca (Arca) boucardi Arca (Arca) bowdeniana Arca (Arca) filewiczi Arca (Arca) givensi Arca (Arca) gonzalesi Arca (Arca) hatchetigbeensis Arca (Arca) imbricata Arca (Arca) kelirensis Arca (Arca) lomasdesamba Arca (Arca) menengtengana Arca (Arca) navicularis Arca (Arca) noae Arca (Arca) patagonica Arca (Arca) petropolitana Arca (Arca) praeboucardi Arca (Arca) sakamizuensis Arca (Arca) sisquocensis Arca (Arca) subcalcarea Arca (Arca) subprotracta Arca (Arca) suspecta Arca (Arca) terminumbonis Arca (Arca) uedai Arca (Arca) williamsoni Arca (Arca) yaquensis

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Type: Arca noae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Cayman Islands (2), Cuba (3), Djibouti (4), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (3), Eritrea (4), France (2), Haiti (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (7), Kenya (1), Mozambique (1), Panama (1), South Africa (1), Sudan (1), United States (8: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: California, Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Cyprus (1), Ecuador (2), Greece (3), Haiti (1), Indonesia (8), Italy (2), Jamaica (4), Japan (3), Panama (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Trinidad and Tobago (6), United States (6: California, Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (4), Argentina (4), Austria (1), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (3), Chile (1), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (2), the Dominican Republic (7), Fiji (1), Greece (2), Haiti (3), Hungary (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (5), Moldova (5), Morocco (1), Panama (2), Poland (3), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (2), United States (7: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), United States (7: Florida)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), Puerto Rico (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of Japan (2), United States (8: Alabama, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (3)

Total: 195 collections including 210 occurrences

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