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Chesacardium laqueatum

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Cardium laqueatum was named by Conrad (1830).

It was recombined as Cardium (Cerastoderma) laqueatum by Mansfield (1932); it was recombined as Chesacardium laqueatum by Ward (1992) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Cardium laqueatum Conrad
1932Cardium (Cerastoderma) laqueatum Mansfield
1992Chesacardium laqueatum Ward p. 88
2008Chesacardium laqueatum Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyCardiinaeLamarck 1809
genusChesacardium
specieslaqueatum(Conrad 1830)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-07-04 09:31:14
Modified: 2009-08-17 22:21:59
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Todd 2001, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 23.03000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections (41 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) Cardium laqueatum (59722 92763 92765)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Maryland) Cardium laqueatum (55396)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608USA (Maryland) Cerastoderma laqueatum (79103 79104 79105 79106 79107 79108 79109 79110 79111 79112 79113 79114 79115 79352 79353)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Maryland) Cardium laqueatum (70832 70854 70855) Cardium laqueatum, Chesacardium laqueatum (60376 70830 70846) Chesacardium laqueatum (70844)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Maryland) Chesacardium laqueatum (70853 71636)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Virginia) Chesacardium laqueatum (71632 71637)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Maryland) Chesacardium laqueatum (51722 51727 59303 59304 59305 69016 69017 69032)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333USA (Virginia) Chesacardium laqueatum (71536 71618)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Chesacardium laqueatum (80037)