Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii Gabb 1864 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Acanthocardia brewerii, Cardium brewerii, Plagiocardium (Schedocardia) brewerii, Schedocardia breweri

Belongs to Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Nilsen 1987, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Turner 1938 and Waring 1917

Sister taxon: Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) tuomeyi

Subtaxa: Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii hartleyensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (56: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington collections)

• Paleocene of Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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