Cyclocardia granulata Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Actinobolus granulata, Cardita granulata, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) granulata, Venericardia granulata

Belongs to Cyclocardia according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Dall 1903, Glenn 1904, Kellum 1926, Richards 1943 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Cardita (Cyclocardia) steinkei, Cyclocardia (Arcturellina), Cyclocardia (Cyclocardia), Cyclocardia (Plionema), Cyclocardia (Scalaricardita), Cyclocardia (Vimentum), Cyclocardia abesinaiensis, Cyclocardia akagii, Cyclocardia borealis, Cyclocardia castor, Cyclocardia castrana, Cyclocardia christiei, Cyclocardia compressa, Cyclocardia dodairensis, Cyclocardia hannai, Cyclocardia hannibali, Cyclocardia kurilensis, Cyclocardia mesembria, Cyclocardia moniligena, Cyclocardia novangliae, Cyclocardia pseutella, Cyclocardia spurca, Cyclocardia subtenta, Cyclocardia terryi, Cyclocardia tokunagai, Cyclocardia trentensis, Cyclocardia velutinus, Cyclocardia yoshidai, Cyclocardia zuliana, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) ferruginea, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) harukii, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) otatsumei, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) yokoyamai

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (13: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (43: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (18: Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 75 collections each including a single occurrence

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