Cardita beneckei Bittner 1895 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: A. Bittner. 1895. Revision der Lamellibranchiaten von St. Cassian. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich-koniglichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 18(1):1-236

Belongs to Cardita according to A. Bittner 1895

Sister taxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita (Cardita), Cardita alata, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita austriaca, Cardita belviderensis, 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 jenkinsi, 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 St. Cassian (K.K. Geol Reichsanstalt coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at St. Cassian (K.K. Geol Reichsanstalt coll)

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