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Dallocardia Stewart 1930 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17567

Alternative spelling: Trachycardium (Dallocardia)

Full reference: R. B. Stewart. 1930. Gabb's California Cretaceous and Tertiary type lamellibranchs. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Special Publication 3:1-314

Parent taxon: Trachycardiinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Acrosterigma, Trachycardium

Subtaxa: Dallocardia quadragenarium, Dallocardia senticosum, Dallocardia vaquerosense, Dallocardia woodringi, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) baiterum, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) bowdenense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) dominicense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) phlyctaena, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) puebloense, Trachycardium (Dallocardia) tintinnabularum

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Type: Cardium quadragenarium

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder