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Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense Gabb 1873 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102084

Pl. 99, fig. 3. Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense dominicense. USNM 647456.

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Trachycardium) dominicense, Trachycardium (Trachycardium) dominicense

Synonym: Cardium (Trachycardium) gatunense Toula 1901 (taxon 158807)

Belongs to Trachycardium (Dallocardia) according to H. E. Vokes 1989

Sister taxa: Dallocardia senticosum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) baiterum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) bowdenense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) phlyctaena, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) puebloense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) quadragenarium, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) tintinnabularum

Subtaxa: Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense hadratatum

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Type specimens:

  • Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense: ANSP 2764, a shell
  • Cardium (Trachycardium) gatunense:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder