Cardita (Cardita) calyculata Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Cardita calyculata, Chama calyculata

Belongs to Cardita (Cardita) according to S. Freneix et al. 1988

See also Beesley 1998, Poppe and Goto 1993 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Cardita (Cardita) crassa, Cardita (Cardita) gabrielensis, Cardita (Cardita) seminolensis, Cardita (Cardita) superioris, Cardita (Cardita) vindobonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Morocco (4), Portugal (3), Spain (8)

• Miocene of Algeria (6), Bulgaria (1), Italy (1), Malta (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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