Unicardium d'Orbigny 1850 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Mactromyidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Cox et al. 1969, Meek 1864 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bathycorbis, Clisocolus, Cordiula, Eolucina, Linetia, Mactromya, Mactromyopsis, Montanaria, Palaeolucina, Paracyclas, Plesiocyprinella, Sexta, Thetironia, Thetis

Subtaxa: Unicardium gibbosum Unicardium schmidii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1), Jamaica (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (37: Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

• Jurassic of Chile (5), Eritrea (3), Ethiopia (1), Greenland (6), India (8), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Spain (3)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), Germany (6), Peru (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), United States (2: Utah)

Total: 89 collections including 93 occurrences

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