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Cardita decusata Münster 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 269303

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Cardita according to G. Münster 1841

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 caribbeanensis, Cardita chamaeformis, Cardita compta, Cardita corbis, Cardita cordellai, Cardita costaeirregularis, Cardita costaenodulosis, Cardita crassicosta, Cardita cuneata, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder