Trachycardium (Trachycardium) pessoae Maury 1924 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium pessoae, Trachycardium pessoae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1924. Fosseis Terciarios Do Brazil. Servico Geologico E Mineralogico Do Brazil Monographia 49

Belongs to Trachycardium (Trachycardium) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Maury 1924 and Tavora et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Trachycardium (Trachycardium) brantlyi, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) consors, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) isocardia, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) schencki, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) vaquerosensis, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) woodringi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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