Fulvia australis Sowerby 1834 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium australe

Belongs to Fulvia according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

Sister taxa: Fulvia aperta, Fulvia tenuicostata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Glendon Homestead, Hunter River (USNM coll), which is in a Roadian coastal siltstone in the Muree Formation of Australia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Eritrea (1 collection), Sudan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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