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Trachycardium (Dallocardia) quadragenarium Conrad 1837 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160939

Alternative combinations: Cardium quadragenarium, Laevicardium quadragenarium, Trachycardium quadragenarium

Belongs to Trachycardium (Dallocardia) according to E.V. Coan et al. 2000

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder