Cypricardia Lamarck 1819 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Trapezidae

Parent taxon: Cypricardiidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Coralliophaga, Glossocardia, Langvophorus, Neotrapezium, Straelenotrapezium, Trapezium, Kitsonia

Subtaxa: Cypricardia haguei Cypricardia siliqua

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (1 collection)

• Eocene of Egypt (1)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1)

• Jurassic of France (1)

• Triassic of Poland (1)

• Permian of Australia (1)

Total: 9 collections including 11 occurrences

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