Nemocardium parile Deshayes 1858 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium parile

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

Sister taxa: Cardium (Nemocardium) bhagothorense, Cardium (Nemocardium) brasiliense, Nemocardium (Arctopratulum), Nemocardium (Brevicardium), Nemocardium (Divaricardium), Nemocardium (Keenaea), Nemocardium (Lophocardium), Nemocardium (Lyrocardium), Nemocardium (Nemocardium), Nemocardium (Pratulum), Nemocardium (Trifaricardium), Nemocardium (Varicardium), Nemocardium hadraterum, Nemocardium lene, Nemocardium nicoletti, Nemocardium nicolletti, Nemocardium nitens, Nemocardium plumsteadianum, Nemocardium salrivale, Nemocardium semiasperum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Florida collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (3), Egypt (2), France (2), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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