Taxocardia Olsson and Harbison 1953 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson and A. Harbison. 1953. Pliocene Mollusca of Southern Florida. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Monograph 8:1-457

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to A. A. Olsson and A. Harbison 1953

Sister taxa: Astartellinae, Astartinae, Astartoides, Balantioselena, Coelastarte, Digitaria, Eriphylinae, Lirotarte, Lyapinella, Middalya, Nargunella, Opinae, Oxyeurax, Permartella, Pinzonellinae, Praeconia, Pressastarte, Terraiinae, Trigonopinae, Woodia

Subtaxa: Taxocardia floridana

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Type: Taxocardia floridana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Shell Creek [Caloosahatchee Fm] (Quaternary of Florida)

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