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Cardiola Broderip 1839 (clam)

Bivalvia - Praecardiidina - Cardiolidae

Synonym: Cardiopsis Meek and Worthen 1862

Parent taxon: Cardiolidae according to J. Kříž 2007

Sister taxa: Cardavia, Cardicarnia, Cardiobeleba, Cardiolinka, Cardiolopsis, Carnalpia, Cominicula, Copenychia, Isiola, Nutricula, Pygolfia, Snoopyia

Subtaxa: Cardiola donigala, Cardiola geminans, Cardiola lyoni, Cardiola signata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder