Noetia Gray 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Noetiidae

Alternative spellings: Arca (Noetia), Fossularca (Noetia)

Parent taxon: Noetiidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Bohm 1926, Böhm and Weisfermel 1913, Bouchet et al. 2010, da Silva Forti 1969, Eames 1951, Glenn 1904, Hunting Survey Corporation, LTD 1961, Matsubara et al. 2010, Mikkelsen 2006, Nagao 1928 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arcopsis, Eontia, Incanopsis

Subtaxa: Arca (Noetia) koerti Arca (Noetia) pondaungensis Arca (Noetia) reuningi Noetia (Eontia) centrota Noetia (Noetia) Noetia (Sheldonella) Noetia bisulcata Noetia dauleana Noetia incile Noetia lindae Noetia macdonaldi Noetia magnifica Noetia mayensis Noetia reversa Noetia sheldoniana Noetia vientoensis

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Type: Arca reversa

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (4 collections), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), United States (24: Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (3), Costa Rica (10), Ecuador (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (15), United States (23: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (10), Panama (13), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (1: Maryland), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), India (1), Japan (2), Namibia (1)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1)

Total: 145 collections including 156 occurrences

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