Arca (Arca) yaquensis Maury 1917 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative combination: Arca yaquensis

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

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

See also Maury 1917 and Woodring 1925

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) 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

Subtaxa: Arca (Arca) yaquensis berryi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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