ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Dochmocardia Scott 1978 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17589

Full reference: R. W. Scott. 1978. Paleobiology of Comanchean (Cretaceous) Cardiids (Cardiinae), North America. Journal of Paleontology 52:881-903

Parent taxon: Cardiidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Austrocardium, Cerastoderma, Europicardium, Goethemia, Granocardium, Hemicardium, Indocardium, Jurassicardium, Laevicardiinae, Lahilliinae, Monodacna, Nemocardium, Neocardiids, Obsoletiforma, Obsoletiformes, Papillicardium, Papyridea, Paradacna, Parvicardium, Parvidacna, Pascoella, Patagonicardium, Perucardia, Plagiocardium, Protocardiinae, Ringicardium, Sawkinsia, Serripes, Trachycardiinae, Goniocardium

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder