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Trachycardium (Dallocardia) baiterum Woodring 1982 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160949

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

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

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

Type specimen: USNM 647474, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 27.2 x 28.6