Cardiniopsis Stanton 1895 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Cardiniidae

Full reference: T. W. Stanton. 1895. Contributions to the Cretaceous paleontology of the Pacific coast. : The fauna of the Knoxville. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 133:1-132

Parent taxon: Cardiniidae according to T. W. Stanton 1895

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arctocardinia, Isopristes, Minepharus, Nidarica, Pseudastarte, Tellidorella, Torastarte

Subtaxa: Cardiniopsis unioides

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Type: Cardiniopsis unioides

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Jurassic of United States (2: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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