Arca (Arca) bowdeniana Dall 1898 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca bowdeniana

Belongs to Arca (Arca) according to W. P. Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Arca (Arca) aquila, Arca (Arca) boucardi, 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

Type specimen: USNM 61621, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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