Protocardia costaricensis Olsson 1922 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Protocardia according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Protocardia (Grypocardia), Protocardia (Leptocardia), Protocardia (Pachycardium), Protocardia (Protocardia), Protocardia (Tamilicardia), Protocardia alcesiana, Protocardia buckmani, Protocardia dufrenoyca, Protocardia eduliformis, Protocardia gambrina, Protocardia hillana, Protocardia lingulata, Protocardia luggudensis, Protocardia newberryana, Protocardia peregrinorsa, Protocardia pesolina, Protocardia philippiana, Protocardia piettei, Protocardia qinghaiensis, Protocardia razavii, Protocardia rhaetica, Protocardia salrivalis, Protocardia somaliensis, Protocardia striatula, Protocardia stricklandi, Protocardia subquadrata, Protocardia truncata, Protocardia virginiana, Protocardium (Brevicardium)

Type specimen: Its type locality is Comadre, which is in a Pliocene marine siliciclastic in Costa Rica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Comadre

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