Meiocardia Adams and A. 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Glossidae

Alternative spelling: Isocardia (Meiocardia)

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

See also Hendy 2007, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxon: Glossus

Subtaxa: Meiocardia agassizi Meiocardia carolinae Meiocardia colombiana Meiocardia moltkiana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of India (1)

• Miocene of Germany (6), Grenada (2), Italy (2), Vanuatu (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Jamaica (1), United States (7: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Sweden (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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