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Cardita caribbeanensis Olsson 1922 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170437

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Cardita according to M. Barrios 1960

Sister taxa: Cardita (Actinobolus), Cardita (Bryssomera), Cardita (Cardita), Cardita alata, Cardita alticosta, Cardita analis, Cardita aoteana, Cardita arduini, Cardita barroneti, Cardita beaumonti, Cardita belviderensis, Cardita beneckei, Cardita berjadinensis, Cardita bilineata, Cardita chamaeformis, Cardita compta, Cardita corbis, Cardita cordellai, Cardita costaeirregularis, Cardita costaenodulosis, Cardita crassicosta, Cardita cuneata, Cardita decusata, Cardita delicatula, Cardita dupini, Cardita excrescens, Cardita guembeli, Cardita jenkinsi, Cardita kalimnae, Cardita katsumatai, Cardita kondoi, Cardita luerae, Cardita manteia, Cardita marmorea, Cardita marwicki, Cardita minuta, Cardita multiradiata, Cardita muricata, Cardita murrayana, Cardita nicaisei, Cardita northcrofti, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita orbicularis, Cardita pichleri, Cardita platycostata, Cardita preissii, Cardita protracta, Cardita pusilla, Cardita reginae, Cardita scalaris, Cardita senilis, Cardita shepardi, Cardita solida, Cardita sphaericula, Cardita spinosa, Cardita spinulosa, Cardita striata, Cardita subrotunda, Cardita talegii, Cardita tetrica, Cardita tricolor, Cardita trigonalis, Cardita triparticostata, Cardita unica, Cardita variabilis, Cardita variegata, Cardita vigintinaria, Cardita viligensis, Carditia excavata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 18.0 x 12.5