Laevicardium venustulum Gabb 1873 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Laevicardium) venustum, Cardium venustum

Belongs to Laevicardium according to H. E. Vokes 1989

See also Anderson 1929

Sister taxa: Cardium (Laevicardium) alaskensis, Cardium (Laevicardium) melvilli, Cardium (Laevicardium) mortoni, Cardium (Laevicardium) unicolor, Laevicardium (Habecardium), Laevicardium (Laevicardium), Laevicardium compressum, Laevicardium crassum, Laevicardium ecuadoriale, Laevicardium elatum, Laevicardium etheringtoni, Laevicardium leptorimum, Laevicardium multipunctatum, Laevicardium nemocardiforme, Laevicardium oblongum, Laevicardium papyraceum, Laevicardium serratum, Laevicardium tristiculum, Laevicardium vitellinum, Dinocardium (Exocardium) chipolanum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Colombia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (14), Venezuela (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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