Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense Gabb 1873 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Trachycardium) dominicense, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) dominicense

Synonym: Cardium (Trachycardium) gatunense Toula 1901

Belongs to Trachycardium (Dallocardia) according to H. E. Vokes 1989

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1964, Vokes 1982 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Dallocardia senticosum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) baiterum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) bowdenense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) phlyctaena, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) puebloense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) quadragenarium, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) tintinnabularum

Subtaxa: Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense hadratatum

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Type specimens:

  • Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense: ANSP 2764, a shell
  • Cardium (Trachycardium) gatunense:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Panama (40), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Panama (2)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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