Arcticidae

The Arcticidae are a family of marine clams in the order Venerida. The only living species in the family is Arctica islandica.[1] There are also many fossil species classified in a number of genera.[2]

Arcticidae
Arctica islandica.jpg
Two valves of Arctica islandica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Venerida
Superfamily: Arcticoidea
Family: Arcticidae
Newton, 1891
Genera

See text.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Arcticidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  • DiscoverLife