Calloarca (Taeniarca) Olsson 1965 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spelling: Taeniarca

Parent taxon: Calloarca according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Barbatia (Calloarca) irregularis, Barbatia (Calloarca) submarylandica, Calloarca (Calloarca)

Subtaxa: Calloarca (Taeniarca) alternata Calloarca (Taeniarca) cachla Calloarca (Taeniarca) leonensis Calloarca (Taeniarca) phalacra Calloarca (Taeniarca) taeniata

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Type: Barbatia (Cucullaria) taeniata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Ecuador (2), Panama (3), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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