Trachycardium (Mexicardia) dominicanum Dall 1900 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Trachycardium) dominicanum, Cardium dominicanum

Belongs to Trachycardium (Mexicardia) according to H. E. Vokes 1989

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxon: Trachycardium (Mexicardia) procerum

Subtaxa: Trachycardium (Mexicardia) dominicanum costaricanum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (18), Panama (16), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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