Cyclocardia Conrad 1867 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative spellings: Cardita (Cyclocardia), Venericardia (Cyclocardia)

Parent taxon: Carditinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Beu et al. 1990, Clark and Durham 1946, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Matsubara 2002, Moore 1976, Moore 1992, Nielson and Valdovinos 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Beguina, Cardites, Strophocardia

Subtaxa: Cardita (Cyclocardia) steinkei Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) Cyclocardia (Cyclocardia) Cyclocardia (Vimentum) Cyclocardia abesinaiensis Cyclocardia akagii Cyclocardia borealis Cyclocardia castrana Cyclocardia christiei Cyclocardia dodairensis Cyclocardia granulata Cyclocardia hannai Cyclocardia hannibali Cyclocardia kurilensis Cyclocardia mesembria Cyclocardia moniligena Cyclocardia novangliae Cyclocardia pseutella Cyclocardia spurca Cyclocardia subtenta Cyclocardia terryi Cyclocardia tokunagai Cyclocardia trentensis Cyclocardia velutinus Cyclocardia ventricosa Cyclocardia yoshidai Cyclocardia zuliana Venericardia (Cyclocardia) ferruginea Venericardia (Cyclocardia) harukii Venericardia (Cyclocardia) otatsumei Venericardia (Cyclocardia) yokoyamai

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Type: Venericardia borealis

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (4 collections), Argentina (1), Belgium (1), Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador), Chile (1), Iceland (3), Japan (3), Peru (1), United States (32: Alaska, California, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (2), Belgium (6), Chile (9), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (2), Japan (7), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (57: Alaska, California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (5), Belgium (2), Colombia (3), Denmark (1), Germany (39), Italy (1), Japan (14), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (24), Slovakia (3), United States (54: Alaska, California, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington), Venezuela (11)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (5), France (18), Germany (1), Japan (23), the Netherlands (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (14), United States (14: Alaska, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Australia (1), Belgium (2), Colombia (1), France (5), Japan (14), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (2: Oregon)

• Cretaceous of Italy (1), Mozambique (1), the United Arab Emirates (2)

Total: 445 collections including 553 occurrences

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