Clinocardium (Clinocardium) meekianum Gabb 1866 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium meekianum, Cerastoderma meekianum, Clinocardium meekianum

Belongs to Clinocardium (Clinocardium) according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Faustman 1964

Sister taxon: Clinocardium (Clinocardium) nuttallii

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Pliocene of United States (5: California, Oregon)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (9: Alaska)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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