Cardita jenkinsi Smith 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1927. Upper Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 141:1-262

Belongs to Cardita according to J. P. Smith 1927

Sister taxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita (Cardita), Cardita alata, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita austriaca, Cardita belviderensis, Cardita beneckei, Cardita berjadinensis, Cardita caribbeanensis, Cardita chamaeformis, Cardita compta, Cardita corbis, Cardita cordellai, Cardita costaeirregularis, Cardita costaenodulosis, Cardita crassicosta, Cardita cuneata, Cardita decusata, Cardita delicatula, Cardita dupini, Cardita excrescens, Cardita guembeli, Cardita kalimnae, Cardita katsumatai, Cardita kondoi, Cardita manteia, Cardita marmorea, Cardita marwicki, Cardita minuta, Cardita multiradiata, Cardita muricata, Cardita murrayana, Cardita nicaisei, Cardita northcrofti, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita pichleri, Cardita platycostata, Cardita preissii, Cardita protracta, Cardita pusilla, Cardita reginae, Cardita sandiegoensis, Cardita scalaris, Cardita senilis, Cardita shepardi, Cardita solida, Cardita spinosa, Cardita spinulosa, Cardita striata, Cardita tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita variegata, Cardita viligensis, Carditia excavata

Type specimen: Its type locality is North Fork of Squaw Creek, 3 miles north of Kelly's ranch, which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at North Fork of Squaw Creek, 3 miles north of Kelly's ranch

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