Cardium pygmaeum Hisinger 1837 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Full reference: W.v. Hisinger. 1837. Lethaea svecica seu petrificata sveceia, iconibus et characteribus illustrata 1-63

Belongs to Cardium according to W.v. Hisinger 1837

See also Barrande 1881, Branson 1942, Pojeta and Runnegar 1976 and Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Cardium (Criocardium), Cardium (Eucardium), Cardium (Granocardium), Cardium (Pachycardium), Cardium altum, Cardium angustatum, Cardium arcumbona, Cardium bisectum, Cardium bottegoi, Cardium bourdoti, Cardium casertanum, Cardium centifilosum, Cardium cloacinum, Cardium concinnum, Cardium cuculloides, Cardium dalli, Cardium dalli, Cardium dariesi, Cardium fragum, Cardium impeditium, Cardium inaequiconvexum, Cardium incomptum, Cardium indicum, Cardium interruptum, Cardium intersectum, Cardium khowaiteri, Cardium kummeli, Cardium lucerna, Cardium moricinum, Cardium nanum, Cardium nodosulum, Cardium nodosum, Cardium nuculoides, Cardium obliquum, Cardium oldroydi, Cardium ouachitense, Cardium ouralicum, Cardium perobliquum, Cardium philotarium, Cardium pisum, Cardium quilonense, Cardium riogramamense, Cardium soldani, Cardium spillmani, Cardium strigilliferum, Cardium subalternatum, Cardium talahabense, Cardium venustum, Cardium verbeeki

Type specimen: Its type locality is Porkuni, Siuge Member, which is in a Porkuni perireef or subreef lime mudstone/chert in the Ă„rina Formation of Estonia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Porkuni, Siuge Member

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