Subfamily Carditesinae Chavan 1969 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Parent taxon: Carditidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Freneix et al. 1988, Moore 1992, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Ainicardita, Cardiocardita, Cardita, Carditamera, Carditamerinae, Carditinae, Coanicardita, Crassicardia, Cyclocardia, Glans, Gujocardita, Hippocampocardia, Ludbrookia, Lunulicardita, Maghrebella, Miodomeridinae, Miodontiscus, Oesterheldia, Pleuromeris, Schizocardita, Thecaliinae, Venericardiinae, Venericardinae, Vetericardiella, Xenocardita

Subtaxa: Baluchicardia Paraglans Pseudocardia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), France (2), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Colombia (2), United States (87: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Argentina (1), Brazil (1), Cameroon (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Iran (1), Jordan (1), Libya (2), Morocco (1), Mozambique (2), Niger (3), Nigeria (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Tennessee)

Total: 121 collections including 142 occurrences

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