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Cerastoderma edule Linnaeus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 136084

Alternative combination: Cardium edule

Belongs to Cerastoderma according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

Sister taxa: Cardium (Cerastoderma) calvertensium, Cardium (Cerastoderma) patuxentium, Cardium (Cerastoderma) waltonianum, Cardium (Ceratoderma) yakatagensis, Cerastoderma chipolanum, Cerastoderma glaucum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder