Cardium ouralicum Murchison et al. 1845 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Full reference: R.I. Murchison, E. de Verneuil, and A. Keyserling. 1845. Géologie de la Russie d'Europe et des Montagne de l'Oural. Paléontologie. Géologie de la Russie d'Europe et des Montagne de l'Oural. Paléontologie 2(3):1-512

Belongs to Cardium according to R.I. Murchison et al. 1845

See also Wagner 2017, Wilson 1970 and Yancey 1978

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 perobliquum, Cardium philotarium, Cardium pisum, Cardium pygmaeum, Cardium quilonense, Cardium riogramamense, Cardium soldani, Cardium spillmani, Cardium strigilliferum, Cardium subalternatum, Cardium talahabense, Cardium venustum, Cardium verbeeki

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cosatchi-Datchi, to the east of Miask (Miass), Urals, which is in a Bashkirian carbonate limestone in the Akavassky Formation of Ukraine

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Cosatchi-Datchi, to the east of Miask (Miass), Urals

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