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Barbatia (Cucullaearca) mississippiensis Conrad 1854 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295434

Alternative combinations: Arca (Byssoarca) mississippiensis, Barbatia mississippiensis, Byssoarca mississippiensis, Cucullaearca mississippiensis, Navicula mississippiensis

Belongs to Barbatia (Cucullaearca) according to P. Jung 1965

Sister taxa: Barbatia (Cucullaearca) candida, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) cuculloides, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) lima, Barbatia (Cucullaearca) reeveana

Type specimen: ANSP 30648, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder