Fragum RÅ¡ding 1798 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spelling: Cardium (Fragum)

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthocardiini, Americardia, Chrysocardium, Corculum, Ctenocardia, Fragini, Goniocardiini, Lunulicardia, Lunulicardium, Microfragum, Trigoniocardia

Subtaxa: Fragum (Fragum) Fragum fragum Fragum hemicardium Fragum nivale Fragum retusum Fragum unedo

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (14 collections), French Polynesia (1), Japan (1), Kenya (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (3), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (5), India (1), Northern Mariana Islands (2), United States (10: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (5)

• Eocene of Jamaica (1), Nigeria (2)

• Cretaceous of Cameroon (1), Gabon (1), Nigeria (1), Oman (2), Zaire (1)

Total: 57 collections including 67 occurrences

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