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Arctica islandica Linnaeus 1767 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Arcticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91380

Alternative combinations: Arctica islandicus, Cyprina islandica, Venus islandicus

Belongs to Arctica according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina strigillata, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina cancriniana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder