Venericardia Lamarck 1801 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative spelling: Cardita (Venericardia)

Parent taxon: Venericardiinae according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Camacho et al. 2000, Chiesa et al. 1995, Dockery 1982, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Heaslip 1968, Iqbal 1973, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Le Renard 1993, Marwick 1960, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Turner 1938, Uozumi 1955, Vokes 1939, Vokes 1980, Vredenburg 1928 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Glyptoactis, Megacardita, Pteromeris, Purpurocardia, Trapezicardita, Verticipronus

Subtaxa: Cardita (Venericardia) frauscheri Cardita (Venericardia) laurae Cardita (Venericardia) pseudonodulosa Venericardia (Clairbornicardia) Venericardia (Leuroactis) Venericardia (Pacificor) Venericardia (Rotundicardia) Venericardia (Venericardia) Venericardia (Venericor) Venericardia aizyensis Venericardia ameghinorum Venericardia ameliae Venericardia apodensata Venericardia barroneti Venericardia beaumonti Venericardia bistrovi Venericardia bonificae Venericardia brassica Venericardia buruca Venericardia camachoi Venericardia capricornis Venericardia carolinensis Venericardia clarki Venericardia complanata Venericardia complexicosta Venericardia compressa Venericardia crescentensis Venericardia crossensis Venericardia crucedemaionis Venericardia domenginica Venericardia eoa Venericardia gulielmi Venericardia hamiltonensis Venericardia heterocostata Venericardia hornii Venericardia imbricata Venericardia inflatior Venericardia isaurae Venericardia jaquinoti Venericardia maudensis Venericardia minuta Venericardia natchitoches Venericardia nauliensis Venericardia nodifera Venericardia olga Venericardia pakistanica Venericardia perimetra Venericardia philotima Venericardia praecisa Venericardia pseudowilmotii Venericardia rosii Venericardia semiinflata Venericardia simillina Venericardia simplex Venericardia soriensis Venericardia stewarti Venericardia thalassoplekta Venericardia thaleia Venericardia tokudai Venericardia tortidens Venericardia trinidadensis Venericardia vicksburgiana Venericardia waynensis Venericardia yakatagensis

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Type: Venericardia imbricata

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (2 collections), India (1), Japan (1), Morocco (1), Taiwan (17)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Taiwan (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (3), India (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (12), Australia (1), Brazil (9), Colombia (3), Denmark (1), France (1), Grenada (2), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (11), Pakistan (2), Panama (9), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (3), Sri Lanka (2), United States (4: Florida, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (4: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Australia (1), France (8), Haiti (2), Japan (22), Mexico (3), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (2), Puerto Rico (3), United States (30: Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Angola (2), Argentina (7), Australia (9), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (4), China (1), Colombia (9), France (6), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Japan (39), Mexico (17), the Netherlands Antilles (4), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (8), Panama (7), Peru (13), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (58), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (21), United States (460: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Paleocene of Argentina (66), Australia (1), Austria (1), Belgium (6), China (1), Colombia (2), Denmark (5), Egypt (8), Germany (2), India (1), Libya (1), Mali (1), Mexico (4), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (207: Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleogene of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Mali (2)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Argentina (17), Brazil (3), Cameroon (1), Colombia (1), Ecuador (1), Egypt (21), France (1), Iran (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (4), Mozambique (1), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Tunisia (1), United States (7: Oregon, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Greenland (25)

Total: 1285 collections including 1549 occurrences

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