Cardiomorpha de Koninck 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Grammysiidae

Full reference: L. G. de Koninck. 1844. Description des animaux fossiles quie se trouvent dans le terrain carbonifère de Belgique 1-650

Parent taxon: Grammysiidae according to R. D. Hoare 1961

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asketomorpha, Cercomyopsis, Cimitaria, Cuneamya, Cuneamyinae, Ectogrammysia, Fuchsella, Glyptoconcha, Grammysia, Grammysiinae, Grammysioidea, Prothyris, Sedgwickia, Solenomorpha, Protomya

Subtaxa: Cardiomorpha digglesi Cardiomorpha doulingensis Cardiomorpha indica Cardiomorpha inflata Cardiomorpha minuta Cardiomorpha missouriensis Cardiomorpha obovata Cardiomorpha pinguis Cardiomorpha sublimosa

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of United States (2: California collections)

• Permian of Australia (1), China (1), India (1), Pakistan (2), United States (5: Idaho, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Missouri)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Utah)

• Carboniferous of Antarctica (1), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: Arkansas, Nevada, Ohio, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of Brazil (2), China (1), South Africa (3)

Total: 33 collections including 36 occurrences

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