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

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


External links[edit]

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