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Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii hartleyensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 168174

Alternative combination: Cardium hartleyensis

Full reference: B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford. 1927. The geology and paleontology of the type section of the Meganos Formation (lower Middle Eocene) of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 17(2):63-142

Belongs to Acanthocardia (Schedocardia) brewerii according to E. J. Moore 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 3152, Deer Valley, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder