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Calloarca Gray 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16214

Alternative spellings: Arca (Calloarca), Barbatia (Calloarca)

Parent taxon: Arcinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acar, Destacar, Eonavicula, Epitrisis, Mimarcaria, Miratacar, Nipponarca, Opularca, Plagiarca, Thronacar, Trisidos, Porterius

Subtaxa: Barbatia (Calloarca) irregularis, Barbatia (Calloarca) submarylandica, Calloarca (Calloarca), Calloarca (Taeniarca)

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Type: Arca alternata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder