Loxocardium multisquamatum Deshayes 1858 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium multisquamatum

Belongs to Loxocardium according to J. Le Renard and J.-M. Pacaud 1995

See also Cossmann and Pissarro 1904

Sister taxa: Loxocardium bouei, Loxocardium impeditum, Loxocardium sublima, Loxocardium sublimoides

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Saint-Vast-les-Mello, Barisseuse (Eocene of France)

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