Microcardium pollostum Woodring 1982 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Microcardium according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Microcardium jamaicense, Microcardium microtatum, Microcardium peramabile, Nemocardium (Microcardium) islahispaniolae

Type specimen: USNM 647504, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Panama (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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