Chesacardium craticuloides Conrad 1845 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Cerastoderma) craticuloides, Cardium craticuloides

Synonym: Cardium patuxentium Glenn 1904

Belongs to Chesacardium according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Chesacardium acutilaqueatum, Chesacardium laqueatum, Chesacardium leptopleura

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Delaware, Maryland collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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