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Afrocardium richardi Audoin 1827 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100042

Alternative combination: Cardium richardi

Synonym: Cardium arabicus Issel 1869 (taxon 100044)

Belongs to Afrocardium according to J. A. Schneider 2002

Sister taxa: Afrocardium carditaeforme, Afrocardium crenelloides, Afrocardium defrancii, Afrocardium euglyptum, Afrocardium exochum, Afrocardium hirsutum, Afrocardium infantule, Afrocardium infinum, Afrocardium roseolum, Afrocardium rubescens, Afrocardium shepstonense, Afrocardium skeeti

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder