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Trachycardium (Dallocardia) puebloense Anderson 1929 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160952

Alternative combination: Cardium (Trachycardium) puebloense

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1929. Marine Miocene and related deposits of North Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 18(4):73-213

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) phlyctaena, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) quadragenarium, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) tintinnabularum

Type specimen: CAS 4660, a shell. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 267 (horizon R), Tubará Mtn [Tubará Fm], which is in a Pliocene marine siliciclastic in the Tubará Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 40.0 x 44.0