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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Arcidae
Higher classification  Ark clam
Rank  Genus
Order  Arcoida
Scientific name  Anadara
Phylum  Mollusca
Subclass  Pteriomorphia
Lower classifications  Tegillarca granosa, Blood clam, Anadara subcrenata

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Anadara is a genus of saltwater bivalves, ark clams, in the family Arcidae. It is also called Scapharca.


This genus is known in the fossil record from the Cretaceous period to the Quaternary period (age range: 140.2 to 0.0 million years ago). These fossils have been found all over the world.

Anadara Anadara trapezia

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Species within the genus Anadara include:

  • Anadara auriculata Lamarck
  • Anadara baughmani Hertlein, 1951 - baughman ark, skewed ark
  • Anadara brasiliana (Lamarck, 1819) - incongruous ark
  • Anadara broughtonii (Schrenck, 1867)
  • Anadara chemnitzii (Philippi, 1851) - chemnitz ark, triangular ark
  • Anadara concinna (Sowerby, 1833)
  • Anadara diluvii (Lamarck, 1805)
  • Anadara floridana (Conrad, 1869) - cut-ribbed ark
  • Anadara grandis (Broderip and Sowerby, 1829)
  • Anadara granosa (L., 1758) - blood cockle
  • 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 satowi (Dunker,1882)

  • Anadara Anadara brasiliana Wikiwand
  • Anadara secticostata Reeve, 1844
  • Anadara senilis Linnaeus, 1758 - West African blood cockle
  • Anadara similis - ark cockle or mangrove cockle
  • Anadara subcrenata Leschke, 1869
  • Anadara transversa (Say, 1822) - transverse ark
  • Anadara trapezia (Deshayes, 1839)
  • Anadara tuberculosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) - pustulose ark

  • Anadara Anadara inaequivalvis
    Anadara Arcidae pictures
    Anadara Arcidae pictures


    Anadara Wikipedia

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