Cardiomya ornatissima d'Orbigny 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

Alternative combination: Sphena ornatissima

Belongs to Cardiomya according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cardiomya (Bowdenia), Cardiomya (Cardiomya), Cardiomya anaticepsella, Cardiomya comstockensis, Cardiomya costellata, Cardiomya didyma, Cardiomya domenginica, Cardiomya elegantissima, Cardiomya gouldiana, Cardiomya mansfieldi, Cardiomya pavascotti, Cardiomya pectinata, Cardiomya silverensis, Cardiomya turneri, Cuspidaria (Cardiomya) alkiensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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