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Loxocardium Cossmann 1886 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17832

Parent taxon: Orthocardiinae according to J. A. Schneider 2002

Sister taxa: Afrocardium, Freneixicardia, Hedecardium, Orthocardium

Subtaxa: Loxocardium bouei, Loxocardium impeditum, Loxocardium multisquamatum, Loxocardium sublima, Loxocardium sublimoides

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder