Cerastoderma edule Linnaeus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium edule

Belongs to Cerastoderma according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Cardium (Cerastoderma) calvertensium, Cardium (Cerastoderma) patuxentium, Cardium (Cerastoderma) waltonianum, Cardium (Ceratoderma) yakatagensis, Cerastoderma chipolanum, Cerastoderma glaucum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Iceland (2 collections), Ireland (1), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (6), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (21)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), Greece (1), Iceland (1), Italy (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Austria (3), Cyprus (2), Germany (1), Greece (2), Italy (1), Spain (1)

Total: 57 collections each including a single occurrence

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