Clinocardium (Clinocardium) nuttallii Conrad 1837 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium nuttallii, Clinocardium nuttallii, Laevicardium nuttallii

Synonyms: Cardium californianum Conrad 1837, Cardium decoratum Grewingk 1850

Belongs to Clinocardium (Clinocardium) according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Addicott 1966 and Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Clinocardium (Clinocardium) meekianum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (14: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Alaska, California)

• Miocene of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (6), United States (3: Oregon, Washington)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Washington)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.