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Afrocardium infantule Nomura and Zinbo 1934 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100093

Alternative combination: Cardium (Trachycardium) infantule

Belongs to Afrocardium according to J. A. Schneider 2002

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Kikai Island, Kamikatetsu, reef molluscs, which is in a Pleistocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in Japan

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder