Acanthocardia (Acanthocardia) echinata Linnaeus 1767 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Acanthocardia (Acanthocardia) echinatum, Cardium echinatum

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

See also Wood 1882 and Woods 1850

Sister taxon: Acanthocardia (Acanthocardia) aculeata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Poland (1)

• Pliocene of Cyprus (1), Greece (2), Iceland (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Greece (2), Italy (1), Spain (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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