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Lunarca ovalis Bruguiere 1789 (ark)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91376

Alternative combinations: Anadara (Lunarca) ovalis, Anadara ovalis, Arca ovalis

Synonyms: Arca campechiensis Gmelin 1791 (no. 91377), Arca pexata Say 1822 (no. 157896)

Belongs to Lunarca according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Anadara (Lunarca) kachharai, Lunarca arthurpennelli, Lunarca billingsiana, Lunarca bolivarensis, Lunarca brevifrons, Lunarca brightonensis, Lunarca colombiana, Lunarca costata, Lunarca pennelli, Lunarca proletaria

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder