Vetericardiella Chavan 1969 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ainicardita, Cardiocardita, Cardita, Carditamera, Carditamerinae, Carditesinae, Carditinae, Coanicardita, Crassicardia, Cyclocardia, Glans, Gujocardita, Hippocampocardia, Ludbrookia, Lunulicardita, Maghrebella, Miodomeridinae, Miodontiscus, Oesterheldia, Pleuromeris, Schizocardita, Thecaliinae, Venericardiinae, Venericardinae, Xenocardita

Subtaxa: Vetericardiella benedeni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection), United States (7: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), Denmark (2), United States (131: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 142 collections including 149 occurrences

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