Arca (Arca) imbricata Bruguière 1789 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca imbricata

Synonyms: Arca (Arca) umbonata Lamarck 1819, Arca americana d'Orbigny 1853, Arca umbonata Lamarck 1819

Belongs to Arca (Arca) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Bruguière 1789, Holmes 1860, Jung 1965, Jung 1969, Maury 1917, Maury 1920, Mikkelsen 2006, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1967, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Arca (Arca) aquila, Arca (Arca) boucardi, Arca (Arca) bowdeniana, Arca (Arca) filewiczi, Arca (Arca) givensi, Arca (Arca) gonzalesi, Arca (Arca) hatchetigbeensis, 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

Subtaxa: Arca (Arca) umbonata morantensis Arca umbonata paezensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Cayman Islands (2), Djibouti (2), Egypt (3), Eritrea (4), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), Sudan (1), United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Trinidad and Tobago (6), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), Costa Rica (1), Italy (2), Panama (2), Puerto Rico (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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