Anadara

Taxobox
name = "Anadara"


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

"Anadara" is a genus of ark clams, in the family Arcidae. These shells are elongate oval, or quadrilateral, sculptured with strong radial ribs, and covered by a thick periostracum. The hinge line is long, almost straight, and the teeth are numerous. Widely distributed in Indo-Pacific seas.

pecies

* "Anadara auriculata" Lamarck
* "Anadara baughmani" Hertlein, 1951 - baughman ark, skewed ark
* "Anadara brasiliana" (Lamarck, 1819) - incongruous ark
* "Anadara chemnitzii" (Philippi, 1851) - chemnitz ark, triangular ark
* "Anadara concinna" (Sowerby, 1833)
* "Anadara floridana" (Conrad, 1869) - cut-ribbed ark
* "Anadara grandis" (Broderip and Sowerby, 1829)
* "Anadara lienosa" (Say, 1832)
* "Anadara multicostata" (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) - many-ribbed ark
* "Anadara notabilis" (Roding, 1798) - eared ark
* "Anadara nux" (Sowerby, 1833)
* "Anadara ovalis" (Bruguiere, 1789) - blood ark
* "Anadara secticostata" Reeve, 1844
* "Anadara transversa" (Say, 1822) - transverse ark
* "Anadara trapezia" (Deshayes, 1839)
* "Anadara tuberculosa" (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) - pustulose ark

References

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* Powell A W B, "New Zealand Mollusca", William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1


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