Americardia guppyi Thiele 1910 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium guppyi

Synonym: Cardium (Fragum) elattocostatum Woodring 1925

Belongs to Americardia according to H. E. Vokes 1989

Sister taxa: Americardia burnsii, Americardia media, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) avona, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) protoaliculum, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) silvacollina

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (3 collections), Jamaica (2)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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