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Clinocardium Keen 1936 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17485

Alternative spelling: Cardium (Clinocardium)

Full reference: A. M. Keen. 1936. A new pelecypod genus of the family Cardiidae. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 8(17):119-120

Parent taxon: Clinocardiinae according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Ciliatocardium, Profulviini, Serripedini

Subtaxa: Clinocardium (Clinocardium), Clinocardium (Keenocardium), Clinocardium blandum, Clinocardium bulowi, Clinocardium comoxense, Clinocardium fucanum, Clinocardium okushirense, Clinocardium pristinum, Clinocardium yakatagense

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Type: Cardium nuttallii

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder