Discors (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spellings: Cardium (Discors), Nemocardium (Discors)

Parent taxon: Laevicardiinae according to J. A. Schneider 1995

See also Iqbal 1980, Le Renard and Pacaud 1995, Sepkoski 2002 and Vredenburg 1928

Sister taxa: Fulvia, Laevicardium

Subtaxa: Discors triforme Nemocardium (Discors) naricum Nemocardium (Discors) parisiense

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Bulgaria (2), France (1), Germany (1), Indonesia (3), Iran (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (6), Sri Lanka (2)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), France (1), India (4), Italy (1), Pakistan (1)

Total: 33 collections including 35 occurrences

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