Fulvia Gray 1853 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spelling: Cardium (Fulvia)

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

See also Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Poutiers 2006, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Discors, Laevicardium

Subtaxa: Fulvia aperta Fulvia australis Fulvia tenuicostata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Eritrea (1), Japan (8), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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