Cardita Bruguière 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Parent taxon: Carditidae according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, DuBar 1958, Faustman 1964, Fleming 1966, Freneix et al. 1988, Glenn 1904, Kensley and Pether 1986, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1967, Rivera 1957, Scott 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1925

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

Subtaxa: Cardita (Actinobolus) Cardita (Bryssomera) Cardita (Cardita) Cardita alata Cardita analis Cardita aoteana Cardita arduini Cardita austriaca Cardita belviderensis Cardita beneckei Cardita berjadinensis Cardita caribbeanensis Cardita chamaeformis Cardita compta Cardita corbis Cardita cordellai Cardita costaeirregularis Cardita costaenodulosis Cardita crassicosta Cardita cuneata Cardita decusata Cardita delicatula Cardita dupini Cardita excrescens Cardita guembeli Cardita jenkinsi Cardita kalimnae Cardita katsumatai Cardita kondoi Cardita luerae Cardita manteia Cardita marmorea Cardita marwicki Cardita minuta Cardita multiradiata Cardita muricata Cardita murrayana Cardita nicaisei Cardita northcrofti Cardita orbicularis Cardita orbicularis Cardita pichleri Cardita platycostata Cardita preissii Cardita protracta Cardita pusilla Cardita reginae Cardita sandiegoensis Cardita scalaris Cardita senilis Cardita shepardi Cardita solida Cardita spinosa Cardita spinulosa Cardita striata Cardita talegii Cardita tricolor Cardita trigonalis Cardita triparticostata Cardita unica Cardita variabilis Cardita variegata Cardita viligensis Carditia excavata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (1), Cape Verde (1), Djibouti (2), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), India (1), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Japan (7), Kenya (5), Morocco (5), Mozambique (1), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (2), Spain (10), Sudan (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: California, Florida, South Carolina), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (6)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (4: California, Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (7), Australia (6), Austria (3), Brazil (5), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (1), Cyprus (5), Ecuador (1), France (3), Germany (1), Greece (2), Grenada (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (9), Iran (1), Italy (4), Japan (2), Malta (2), Moldova (3), Morocco (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), Somalia (3), Spain (3), Turkey (1), United States (6: Florida, Maryland, New Jersey)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Hungary (3), Israel (1), Libya (1), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (3: Florida, Georgia)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (3), China (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (3), France (6), Germany (1), Haiti (1), India (2), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), Libya (2), the Netherlands (2), Nigeria (10), Pakistan (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Senegal (1), Somalia (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (10: California, Oregon, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), China (5), Libya (1)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1), Egypt (5), France (5), Spain (1), Switzerland (6), Taiwan (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: Kansas, New Jersey), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (1), Portugal (5)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (10), Indonesia (13), Italy (12), the Russian Federation (3), Turkey (1), United States (3: Alaska, California)

Total: 328 collections including 400 occurrences

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