Trachycardium muricatum Linnaeus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Trachycardium) muricatum, Cardium muricatum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) muricatum

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

See also da Silva Forti 1969

Sister taxa: Cardium (Trachycardium) greenhoughi, Cardium (Trachycardium) minbuense, Cardium (Trachycardium) polycolpatum, Cardium (Trachycardium) protosubrugosum, Cardium (Trachycardium) riachuelense, Cardium (Trachycardium) sindiense, Trachycardium (Mexicardia), Trachycardium (Phlogocardia), Trachycardium (Trachycardium), Trachycardium cotteri, Trachycardium enode, Trachycardium eufaulensis, Trachycardium eversum, Trachycardium halaense, Trachycardium kinsmarae, Trachycardium lacunosum, Trachycardium mollyni, Trachycardium multiradiatum, Trachycardium planicostata, Trachycardium puelchum, Trachycardium rugosum, Trachycardium thalassium

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (1), United States (14: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (8)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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