Byssoarca zebra Swainson 1833 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca (Arca) zebra

Synonyms: Arca (Arca) occidentalis Philippi 1847, Arca occidentalis Philippi 1847

Belongs to Byssoarca according to Swainson 1833

See also Anderson 1929, Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012, Hendy et al. 2008, Hodson et al. 1927, Maury 1917, Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Oinomikado 1939, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Arca (Arca) occidentalis miocica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Venezuela (3 collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Jamaica (1), Trinidad and Tobago (6)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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