Carditamera matima Olsson 1922 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Cardita matima

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

Belongs to Carditamera according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Cardita (Carditamera) newelli, Cardita (Carditamera) prestoni, Cardita (Carditamera) recta, Cardita (Carditamera) tegea, Cardita (Carditamera) vaughani, Carditamera (Carditamera), Carditamera aculeata, Carditamera affinis, Carditamera arata, Carditamera aspera, Carditamera catharia, Carditamera floridana, Carditamera plata, Carditamera radiata, Carditamera tegea, Carditamera vaughani, Carditamera virginiae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Old Man Sam Creek, which is in a Pliocene marine siliciclastic in Costa Rica

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Old Man Sam Creek

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