Cardiocardita Anton 1839 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Parent taxon: Carditidae according to D. Frassinetti and V. Covacevich 1999

See also Frassinetti and Covacevich 1995, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Malumian et al. 1978, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Ainicardita, Cardita, Carditamera, Carditamerinae, Carditesinae, Carditinae, Coanicardita, Crassicardia, Cyclocardia, Glans, Gujocardita, Hippocampocardia, Ludbrookia, Lunulicardita, Maghrebella, Miodomeridinae, Miodontiscus, Oesterheldia, Pleuromeris, Schizocardita, Thecaliinae, Venericardiinae, Venericardinae, Vetericardiella, Xenocardita

Subtaxa: Cardiocardita (Bathycardita) Cardiocardita ajar Cardiocardita inaequalis

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Type: Cardita ajar

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Chile (3), the Philippines (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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