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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 globosa, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina escheri, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina purae, Cyprina scutellaria, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina ivensi, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina lens, Cyprina occidentalis, Cyprina cancriniana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder