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Cypricardinia Hall 1860 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Cardiniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17558

Full reference: J. Hall. 1860. Containing descriptions and figures of the organic remains of the Lower Helderburg Group and the Oriskany Sanbstone. New York Geological Survey 3(1):1-532

Parent taxon: Cardiniidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Arctocardinia, Cardinia, Minepharus, Pseudastarte, Tellidorella, Torastarte

Subtaxa: Cypricardinia borealica, Cypricardinia contracta, Cypricardinia dalecarlica, Cypricardinia eopermica, Cypricardinia fayettevillensis, Cypricardinia fossa, Cypricardinia indenta, Cypricardinia kallholniensis, Cypricardinia permica, Cypricardinia securigera

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder