Cypricardinia Hall 1860 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Cardiniidae

Full reference: J. Hall. 1860. Containing descriptions and figures of the organic remains of the Lower Helderburg Group and the Oriskany Sanbstone. New York Geological Survey 3(1):1-532

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Isberg 1934 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cypricardinia borealica Cypricardinia contracta Cypricardinia dalecarlica Cypricardinia eopermica Cypricardinia fayettevillensis Cypricardinia fossa Cypricardinia indenta Cypricardinia kallholniensis Cypricardinia permica Cypricardinia securigera

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), Greenland (2), Mongolia (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (15), United States (3: Alaska, Texas)

• Namurian of Australia (1)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Arkansas)

• Osagean of United States (2: Indiana, Tennessee)

• Carboniferous of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1), Australia (2), Canada (1: Alberta), United States (36: Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, New mexico, Tennessee)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (3)

• Devonian of Australia (9), Canada (3: Alberta, Manitoba), China (1), Colombia (13), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (90: Alaska, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Venezuela (1)

• Silurian of Australia (1), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), Poland (1), Sweden (6), the United Kingdom (5), United States (9: Indiana, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of China (3), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Arenig of China (3)

Total: 235 collections including 245 occurrences

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