Species under Barbatia
n= 30
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Barbatia amygdalumtotsum
(Roding, 1798)
Indo-Pacific
Barbatia barbata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
hairy ark Mediterranean and Black Sea
Barbatia cancellaria
(Lamarck, 1819)
red-brown ark Western Atlantic 10
Barbatia candida
(Helbling, 1779)
white-beard ark Western Indian Ocean and Western Atlantic
Barbatia clathrata
(Defrance, 1816)
Mediterranean Sea
Barbatia cometa
(Reeve, 1944)
Indo-West Pacific
Barbatia decussata
(Sowerby, 1833)
Indo-Pacific 7
Barbatia diphaeonotus
Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Mascarene only 0.655
Barbatia divaricata
unspecified
Western Central Pacific
Barbatia ectocomata
(Dall, 1886)
Western Atlantic 4.6
Barbatia foliata
(Forsskål, 1775)
decussate ark Indo-Pacific 7.5
Barbatia fusca
(Bruguière, 1789)
almond ark Indo-West Pacific 6
Barbatia hanzawai
(Nomura & Zinbo, 1934)
Northwest Pacific
Barbatia lacerata
(Linnaues, 1758)
Indo-West Pacific 4.632
Barbatia lurida
(Sowerby I, 1833)
lurid ark Eastern Pacific
Barbatia munda
(Sowerby, 1903)
Northwest Pacific
Barbatia novaezelandiae
(Smith, 1915)
ark shell Southwest Pacific
Barbatia obliquata
(Wood, 1828)
oblique ark shell Western Indian Ocean
Barbatia parva
(Sowerby, 1833)
Indo-Pacific 1.59
Barbatia pyrrhotus
Oliver & Holmes, 2004
Mascarene only 0.507
Barbatia reeveana
(d'Orbigny, 1846)
low-rib ark Pacific Ocean
Barbatia scabra
Poli, 1795
Mediterranean Sea
Barbatia setigera
(Reeve, 1844)
Western Indian Ocean
Barbatia signata
(Dunker, 1868)
Northwest Pacific
Barbatia stearnsi
(Pilsbry, 1895)
small ark shell Northwest Pacific
Barbatia tamikoae
Sakurai, 1969
Northwest Pacific
Barbatia tenera
(Adams, 1845)
delicate ark Western Atlantic
Barbatia uwaensis
(Yokoyama, 1928)
Northwest Pacific
Barbatia ventricosa
(Lamarck, 1819)
Western Central Pacific
Barbatia virescens
(Reeve, 1844)
blood clam Indo-West Pacific
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