Barbatia cancellaria

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Barbatia cancellaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Arcoida
Family: Arcidae
Genus: Barbatia
Species: B. cancellaria
Binomial name
Barbatia cancellaria
(Lamarck, 1819)

Barbatia cancellaria, or the red-brown ark clam, is a clam in the family Arcidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Florida to the West Indies.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 8.