Barbatia (Ustularca) fusca BruguiƩre 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combinations: Arca (Barbatia) fusca, Arca fusca, Barbatia (Barbatia) fusca, Barbatia fusca, Byssoarca fusca

Belongs to Barbatia (Ustularca) according to T. Okutaini 2000

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Rosenberg et al. 2006 and Skwarko 1994

Sister taxa: Barbatia (Barbatia) adamsiana, Barbatia (Barbatia) appendiculata, Barbatia (Barbatia) barbata, Barbatia (Barbatia) bonaczyi, Barbatia (Barbatia) cancellaria, Barbatia (Barbatia) costellata, Barbatia (Barbatia) delepida, Barbatia (Barbatia) endomena, Barbatia (Barbatia) inusitata, Barbatia (Barbatia) islopa, Barbatia (Barbatia) lacerata, Barbatia (Barbatia) lima, Barbatia (Barbatia) nattheimensis, Barbatia (Barbatia) picota, Barbatia (Barbatia) propatula, Barbatia (Barbatia) propertua, Barbatia (Barbatia) uhligi, Barbatia (Ustularca) stearnsii

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), Djibouti (1), Eritrea (1), India (1), Japan (3), Kenya (10), the Seychelles (4), Sudan (1), Tonga (2), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (2)

• Pliocene of Fiji (1), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Indonesia (2)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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