Granocardium Gabb 1868 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Austrocardium, Cerastoderma, Dochmocardia, Europicardium, Goethemia, Hemicardium, Indocardium, Jurassicardium, Laevicardiinae, Lahilliinae, Monodacna, Nemocardium, Neocardiids, Obsoletiforma, Obsoletiformes, Papillicardium, Papyridea, Paradacna, Parvicardium, Parvidacna, Pascoella, Patagonicardium, Perucardia, Plagiocardium, Protocardiinae, Ringicardium, Sawkinsia, Serripes, Trachycardiinae, Goniocardium

Subtaxa: Granocardium dumosum Granocardium productum Granocardium quinquecostatum Granocardium simplex Granocardium tenuistriatum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of China (1 collection), Libya (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Angola (1), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Cuba (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (31), France (4), Gabon (1), Germany (4), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (5), Italy (1), Japan (1), Jordan (2), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (3), Oman (4), Pakistan (1), Poland (5), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Tunisia (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (216: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 308 collections including 409 occurrences

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