Ethmocardium White 1880 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spelling: Cardium (Ethmocardium)

Parent taxon: Cardiinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Russell and Landes 1937 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cardium (Ethmocardium) ursaniense

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Canada (6: Alberta collections), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), United States (23: North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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