Trigoniocardia Dall 1900 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative spellings: Cardium (Trigoniocardia), Cardium (Trigoniocardium), Corculum (Trigoniocardia), Fragum (Trigoniocardia)

Parent taxon: Fraginae according to D. T. Dockery 1982

See also Clark and Durham 1946, Oinomikado 1939, Palmer and Brann 1965, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Cardium (Trigoniocardia) ballenium Cardium (Trigoniocardia) cabopasadum Trigoniocardia (Apiocardia) Trigoniocardia (Goniacardia) Trigoniocardia (Trigoniocardia) Trigoniocardia carolinae Trigoniocardia cordeliae Trigoniocardia graniferum Trigoniocardia heredia Trigoniocardia sambaicum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Panama (1), United States (8: Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (8), the Dominican Republic (13), Ecuador (4), Jamaica (6), Panama (8), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (13)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (29), the Dominican Republic (95), Ecuador (2), Grenada (1), Haiti (3), Panama (101), Peru (2), Puerto Rico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (11: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (8: Florida)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1), Puerto Rico (1)

• Eocene of Jamaica (2), Peru (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 368 collections including 386 occurrences

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