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Orthocardium Tremlett 1950 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17999

Alternative spellings: Cardium (Orthocardium), Vepricardium (Orthocardium)

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

Sister taxa: Afrocardium, Freneixicardia, Hedecardium, Loxocardium

Subtaxa: Cardium (Orthocardium) gratum, Cardium (Orthocardium) porulosum, Cardium (Orthocardium) trifidum, Orthocardium commutatum, Orthocardium stilpnaulax

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder