Planicardium Olsson 1967 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1967. Some Tertiary mollusks from South Florida and the Carribean. Paleontological Research Institute 1-61

Parent taxon: Cardiinae according to J. A. Schneider 2002

See also Olsson 1967

Sister taxa: Bucardium, Cardiini, Cardium, Chesacardium, Criocardium, Dinocardiini, Dinocardium, Ethmocardium, Rudicardium, Schedocardia, Septocardia, Vepricardiini, Vepricardium

Subtaxa: Planicardium virginianum

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Type: Cardium virginianum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida, South Carolina collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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