Cardita kalimnae Pritchard 1903 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Mytilicardia kalimnae

Full reference: G. B. Pritchard. 1903. Contributions to the palaeontology of the older Tertiary beds of Victoria. Lamellibranchs - Part III. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 15:87-103

Belongs to Cardita according to T. A. Darragh 1970

See also Pritchard 1903

Sister taxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita (Cardita), Cardita alata, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita austriaca, Cardita belviderensis, Cardita beneckei, Cardita berjadinensis, Cardita caribbeanensis, Cardita chamaeformis, Cardita compta, Cardita corbis, Cardita cordellai, Cardita costaeirregularis, Cardita costaenodulosis, Cardita crassicosta, Cardita cuneata, Cardita decusata, Cardita delicatula, Cardita dupini, Cardita excrescens, Cardita guembeli, Cardita jenkinsi, Cardita katsumatai, Cardita kondoi, Cardita luerae, Cardita manteia, Cardita marmorea, Cardita marwicki, Cardita minuta, Cardita multiradiata, Cardita muricata, Cardita murrayana, Cardita nicaisei, Cardita northcrofti, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita pichleri, Cardita platycostata, Cardita preissii, Cardita protracta, Cardita pusilla, Cardita reginae, Cardita sandiegoensis, Cardita scalaris, Cardita senilis, Cardita shepardi, Cardita solida, Cardita spinosa, Cardita spinulosa, Cardita striata, Cardita talegii, Cardita tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita variegata, Cardita viligensis, Carditia excavata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lakes Entrance Shaft, north-west of Foster's Bore (Pliocene of Australia)

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