Laevicardium serratum Linnaeus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Laevicardium) serratum, Cardium serratum

Invalid subtaxa: Cardium (Laevicardium) dalli Toula 1909 [replaced name], Cardium (Laevicardium) gorgasi Hanna 1924, Cardium gorgasi Hanna 1924, Cardium laevigatum Linnaeus 1758 [replaced name], Laevicardium gorgasi Hanna 1924, Laevicardium laevigatum Linnaeus 1758 [replaced name]

Belongs to Laevicardium according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, DuBar 1962, Linnaeus 1758, Olsson 1922, Vokes 1989, Weisbord 1929 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Cardium (Laevicardium) alaskensis, Cardium (Laevicardium) melvilli, Cardium (Laevicardium) mortoni, Cardium (Laevicardium) unicolor, Laevicardium (Habecardium), Laevicardium (Laevicardium), Laevicardium compressum, Laevicardium crassum, Laevicardium ecuadoriale, Laevicardium elatum, Laevicardium etheringtoni, Laevicardium leptorimum, Laevicardium multipunctatum, Laevicardium nemocardiforme, Laevicardium oblongum, Laevicardium papyraceum, Laevicardium tristiculum, Laevicardium venustulum, Laevicardium vitellinum, Dinocardium (Exocardium) chipolanum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (3), Panama (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Jamaica (4), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (3), the Dominican Republic (2), Puerto Rico (2)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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