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Cardita Bruguière 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17441

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

Sister taxa: Ainicardita, Cardiocardita, Carditamera, Carditamerinae, Carditesinae, Carditinae, Crassicardia, Glans, Gujocardita, Ludbrookia, Lunulicardita, Maghrebella, Miodomeridinae, Miodontiscus, Pleuromeris, Schizocardita, Thecaliinae, Venericardiinae, Venericardinae, Vetericardiella, Xenocardita

Subtaxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita (Cardita), Cardita alata, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita austriaca, Cardita belviderensis, 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 jenkinsi, Cardita kalimnae, Cardita manteia, Cardita marmorea, Cardita marwicki, Cardita muricata, Cardita murrayana, Cardita nicaisei, Cardita northcrofti, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita platycostata, Cardita preissii, Cardita protracta, Cardita pusilla, Cardita reginae, Cardita sandiegoensis, Cardita scalaris, Cardita senilis, Cardita shepardi, Cardita solida, Cardita spinulosa, Cardita striata, Cardita tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita variegata, Carditia excavata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder