Cardita variegata Bruguière 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Belongs to Cardita according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

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 kalimnae, Cardita katsumatai, Cardita kondoi, 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 tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita viligensis, Carditia excavata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (2 collections), Eritrea (1), Japan (1), Kenya (5), Mozambique (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (1), Sudan (1), Tonga (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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