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Trachycardium (Dallocardia) phlyctaena Dall 1900 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160942

Alternative combination: Cardium (Cerastoderma) phlyctaena

Belongs to Trachycardium (Dallocardia) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

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

Type specimen: USNM 157570, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder