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Americardia media Linnaeaus 1758 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90889

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Fragum) medium, Cardium medium, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) media, Trigoniocardia media

Synonyms: Hemicardium columba Heilprin 1887 (no. 135788), Trigoniocardia (Americardia) columba Heilprin 1887 (no. 248866)

Belongs to Americardia according to M. C. Perrilliat and P. Flores-Guerrero 2011

Sister taxa: Americardia burnsii, Americardia guppyi, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) avona, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) protoaliculum, Trigoniocardia (Americardia) silvacollina

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder