Cardita (Cardita) Bruguiére 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Parent taxon: Cardita according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Olsson 1967, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita alata, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita austriaca, Cardita belviderensis, Cardita beneckei, 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 luerae, 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 talegii, Cardita tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita variegata, Cardita viligensis, Carditia excavata

Subtaxa: Cardita (Cardita) calyculata Cardita (Cardita) crassa Cardita (Cardita) gabrielensis Cardita (Cardita) seminolensis Cardita (Cardita) superioris Cardita (Cardita) vindobonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Morocco (4), Portugal (3), Spain (8)

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (7), Bulgaria (1), Ecuador (1), France (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Malta (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), Spain (2)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 39 collections including 41 occurrences

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