Barbatia

Taxobox
name = "Barbatia"


image_caption =
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Mollusca
classis = Bivalvia
subclassis = Pteriomorpha
ordo = Arcoida
familia = Arcidae
genus = "Barbatia"
genus_authority = Gray, 1847
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

"Barbatia" is a genus of ark clams, in the family Arcidae. These shells are elongate oval, or quadrilateral, sculptured with fine, closely spaced radial ribs, and covered by a coarse, often tufted, periostracum. The hinge line is long, almost straight, and the teeth are numerous. Widely distributed in tropical and temperate seas.

pecies

* "Barbatia cancellaria" (Lamarck, 1819) - red-brown ark
* "Barbatia candida" (Helbling, 1779) - white-beard ark
* "Barbatia divaricata" (Sowerby, 1833)
* "Barbatia domingensis" (Lamarck, 1819) - white miniature ark
* "Barbatia novaezelandiae" (E.A.Smith,1915) - New Zealand ark
* "Barbatia reeveana" (d'Orbigny, 1846) - low-rib ark
* "Barbatia tenera" (C. B. Adams, 1845) - delicate ark, doc bales ark

References

* [http://www.mollusca.co.nz/checklist/checklist_frameset.htm NZ Mollusca]
* [http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=79374 ITIS]
* Miller M & Batt G, "Reef and Beach Life of New Zealand", William Collins (New Zealand) Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1973
* Powell A. W. B., "New Zealand Mollusca", William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
* Glen Pownall, "New Zealand Shells and Shellfish", Seven Seas Publishing Pty Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 85467 054 8


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