Shell Family of Taiwan
Arcidae 魁蛤科contain120 species in Taiwan,show1 - 15
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Arcidae 魁蛤科Shell small, quadrate, thick, solid, and well-inflated. A sharp keel running from beak to postero-ventral corner. Outer surface ornamented by fine radial riblets and concentric threads presenting a cancellated appearance. Byssal gape situated a little anterior to center. Posterior area in inner surface occasionally brown. Southern Hokkaido, south-ward to tropical Indo-Pacific. Attached to rocks, in intertidal zone to 20m deep.
Senitfic Name
Chinese Name
 Acar congenita   (E.A. Smith, 1885)  
 Acar dubia   Baird, 1873  
 Acar plicatum 紋疊魁蛤  (Dillwyn, 1817)  
 Acar reticulata   (Gmelin, 1791)  
 Anadara amaliae 安毛蚶  (Kobelt, 1891)  
 Anadara antiquata 古毛蚶  (Linnaeus, 1758)  
 Anadara birleyana   (Melvill & Standen, 1907)  
 Anadara clathrata   (Reeve)  
 Anadara crebricostata   (Reeve)  
 Anadara erythraeonensis   (Philippi, 1851)  
 Anadara jousseaumei   (Lamy, 1907)  
 Anadara kafanovi   Lutaenko, 1993  
 Anadara pesmatacis   Oliver & Chensney, 1994  
 Anadara rhombea   (Born, 1778)  
 Anadara scapha 舟毛蚶  (Linnaeus, 1758)