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genus

Barbatia Grey, 1842

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Arcida »  family Arcidae - ark clams

Description

"Noah's Ark Shell." Oblong, oval, or subquadrate; surface covered by a rude, caducous periostraeum; hinge line straight or slightly curved; teeth numerous, the central ones smaller, the lateral ones becoming gradually larger and more oblique towards the extremities; ligament external, inserted upon a narrow surface between the approaching umbos; pallial line entire. The species belonging to this genus have a byssus as distinct from those of true Arca.
Distribution: Cosmopolitan. Type species: Arca barbata Linne 1758.
Cotton, B.C., 1961. South Australian Mollusca. Pelecypoda.
Author: Jan Delsing

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Included taxa

Number of records: 53

species Barbatia aizoi Sakurai, 1969
species Barbatia albidum Sakurai & Habe, 1966
species Barbatia alternata Sowerby, 1833
species Barbatia amygdalumtostum (Röding, 1798)

Barbatia amygdalumtostum

species Barbatia barbata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Barbatia barbata

species Barbatia bicolorata Dillwyn, 1817
species Barbatia bistrigata R. W. Dunker, 1866
species Barbatia cancellaria J. B. Lamarck, 1819

Barbatia cancellaria

species Barbatia candida (Helbling, 1779)
species Barbatia cometa L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia complanata Bruguière, 1792
species Barbatia cruciata R. A. Philippi, 1849
species Barbatia decussata Sowerby, 1823
species Barbatia ectocomata W. H. Dall, 1886
species Barbatia foliata (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)

Barbatia foliata

species Barbatia fusca Bruguière, 1792

Barbatia fusca

species Barbatia hachijoensis Hatai, Niino & Kotaka, 1952
species Barbatia hanzawai Nomura & Zinbo, 1934
species Barbatia helblingi Bruguière, 1792

Barbatia helblingi

species Barbatia hiloa W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Barbatia illota Sowerby, 1833
species Barbatia kraussi C. F. Krauss, 1848
species Barbatia lacerata Bruguière, 1792
species Barbatia lima L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia lurida Sowerby, 1833
species Barbatia matsumotoi T. Habe, 1958
species Barbatia metella Ch. Hedley, 1917 - Metella Ark-shell
species Barbatia molokaia W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Barbatia multivillosa T. Iredale, 1939
species Barbatia munda G. B. Sowerby III, 1903
species Barbatia nodulosa O. F. Müller, 1766
species Barbatia novaezealandiae (E. A. Smith, 1915)

Barbatia novaezealandiae

species Barbatia nuttingi W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Barbatia obliquata Wood, 1828
species Barbatia obtusoides P. Nyst, 1848
species Barbatia parva Sowerby, 1833
species Barbatia perinesa P.G. Oliver & H.C.G. Chesney, 1994

Barbatia perinesa

species Barbatia pistachia J. B. Lamarck, 1819 - Hairy Ark-shell

Barbatia pistachia - Hairy Ark-shell

species Barbatia pulchella L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia reeveana d'Orbigny, 1846

Barbatia reeveana

species Barbatia revelata (G. P. Deshayes, 1863)
species Barbatia sculpturata W. H. Turton, 1932
species Barbatia setigera L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia signata R. W. Dunker, 1868
species Barbatia stearnsi H. A. Pilsbry, 1895
species Barbatia sulcata J. B. Lamarck, 1819
species Barbatia symmetrica L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia tamikoae Sakurai, 1969
species Barbatia tenebrica L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia tenella L. A. Reeve, 1844
species Barbatia tenera C. B. Adams, 1845
species Barbatia velata Sowerby, 1843
species Barbatia virescens L. A. Reeve, 1844

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