Bucardium Gray 1853 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spelling: Cardium (Bucardium)

Parent taxon: Cardiinae according to J. A. Schneider 2002

See also Freneix and Grant-Mackie 1978 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cardiini, Cardium, Chesacardium, Criocardium, Dinocardiini, Dinocardium, Ethmocardium, Planicardium, Rudicardium, Schedocardia, Septocardia, Vepricardiini, Vepricardium

Subtaxa: Bucardium (Bucardium) Cardium (Bucardium) lillei

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), Germany (4), Morocco (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (2), New Zealand (4)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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