Acanthocardia becksii Muller 1847 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium becksii

Belongs to Acanthocardia according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

Sister taxa: Acanthocardia (Acanthocardia), Acanthocardia (Agnocardia), Acanthocardia (Schedocardia), Acanthocardia afra, Acanthocardia brunettii, Acanthocardia hanseata, Acanthocardia maputi, Acanthocardia massintonti, Acanthocardia mozambensis, Acanthocardia paucicostata, Cardium (Acanthocardia) cheribonense

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Paleocene of Egypt (1 collection), Libya (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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