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Dinocardium Dall 1900 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17577

Alternative spellings: Cardium (Dinocardium), Cerastoderma (Dinocardium), Laevicardium (Dinocardium)

Parent taxon: Cardiinae according to J. A. Schneider 2002

Sister taxa: Bucardium, Cardiini, Cardium, Chesacardium, Criocardium, Dinocardiini, Ethmocardium, Planicardium, Rudicardium, Schedocardia, Septocardia, Vepricardiini, Vepricardium

Subtaxa: Dinocardium cabezai, Dinocardium ecuadoriale, Dinocardium robustum, Dinocardium taphrium, Dinocardium vicksburgense, Laevicardium (Dinocardium) levyi, Laevicardium (Dinocardium) parkinsoni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder