Patrocardia Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae

Parent taxon: Lunulacardiidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Cox et al. 1969 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Buckhornia, Conocardiopsis, Guangxiconcha, Honeoyea, Lunulacardiinae, Lunulacardium, Metrocardia, Pinnopsis, Prosochasma, Pterochaenia, Pterochaeniinae, Opisthonia

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of the Czech Republic (4 collections), France (1), Italy (1), Morocco (4)

• Silurian of Austria (2), the Czech Republic (8), France (2), Italy (8), Spain (1)

Total: 31 collections including 45 occurrences

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