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Americardia Stewart 1930 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17324

Alternative spellings: Americardium, Trigoniocardia (Americardia)

Parent taxon: Fraginae according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthocardiini, Chrysocardium, Corculum, Ctenocardia, Fragini, Fragum, Goniocardiini, Lunulicardia, Lunulicardium, Microfragum, Trigoniocardia

Subtaxa: Americardia burnsii, Americardia guppyi, Americardia media, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) avona, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) protoaliculum, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) silvacollina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder