Cardiola Broderip 1839 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cyrtodontida - Cardiolidae

Synonym: Cardiopsis Meek and Worthen 1862

Parent taxon: Cardiolidae according to J. Kříž 2007

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Cox et al. 1969, Meek and Worthen 1862, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Cardiola donigala Cardiola geminans Cardiola lyoni Cardiola retrostriatum Cardiola signata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Iowa collection)

• Devonian of Germany (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Algeria (1), Mauritania (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (4), Austria (6), China (1), the Czech Republic (24), Estonia (1), Germany (2), Italy (7), Morocco (20), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (15), United States (1: Maine), Western Sahara (1)

Total: 89 collections including 122 occurrences

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