Anisocardia Munier-Chalmas 1863 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Alternative spelling: Cyprina (Anisocardia)

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

See also Douvillé 1916 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agapella, Ambonicardia, Anisocardioides, Antarctica, Antiquicyprina, Arctica, Coelocyprina, Epicyprina, Etea, Gythemon, Hartwellia, Isocyprina, Izumia, Petalocardia, Plesiocyprina, Procyprina, Pronoella, Proveniella, Pseudotrapezium, Pygocardia, Rollierella, Roudairia, Somarctica, Staffinella, Tenea, Tortarctica, Vectianella, Venericyprina, Veniella, Venilicardia

Subtaxa: Anisocardia beaumonti Anisocardia globosa Anisocardia islipensis Anisocardia longicaudata Anisocardia pectinifera Anisocardia rostrata Anisocardia tenera Cyprina (Anisocardia) hermitei

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), Lebanon (1), Nigeria (2), Zimbabwe (2)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (1), Azerbaijan (1), Chile (29), China (9), Ethiopia (1), France (21), Germany (3), Hungary (2), India (8), Jordan (3), Kenya (4), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), Portugal (4), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (3), Somalia (3), Spain (5), Tanzania (3), Tunisia (22), the United Kingdom (30)

Total: 166 collections including 195 occurrences

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