Onestia McLearn 1933 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spelling: Integricardium (Onestia)

Full reference: F. H. McLearn. 1933. Pelecypods of the Lower Cretaceous Clearwater Formation. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 27(4):139-156

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

See also McLearn 1933 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cryptocardia, Globocardium, Integricardium, Tendagurium, Yokoyamaina

Subtaxa: Integricardium (Onestia) onestae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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