Acanthocardia Gray 1851 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spellings: Anthocardia, Cardium (Acanthocardia), Cardium (Anthocardia)

Parent taxon: Acanthocardiini according to J. A. Schneider 2002

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Freneix et al. 1988, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Oostingh 1935, Palmer and Brann 1965, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Acanthocardia (Acanthocardia) Acanthocardia (Agnocardia) Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) Acanthocardia afra Acanthocardia becksii Acanthocardia hanseata Acanthocardia maputi Acanthocardia massintonti Acanthocardia mozambensis Cardium (Acanthocardia) cheribonense

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Spain (4), Ukraine (2), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Algeria (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Greece (2), Iceland (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Austria (4), Belgium (10), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (3), the Dominican Republic (3), France (1), Germany (2), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Morocco (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (3), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), United States (6: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (2), United States (13: Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), Mexico (2), United States (81: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (25: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Gabon (1), Mozambique (1)

Total: 214 collections including 226 occurrences

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