Parvicardium Monterosato 1884 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Parent taxon: Cardiidae according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Austrocardium, Cerastoderma, Dochmocardia, Europicardium, Goethemia, Granocardium, Hemicardium, Indocardium, Jurassicardium, Laevicardiinae, Lahilliinae, Monodacna, Nemocardium, Neocardiids, Obsoletiforma, Obsoletiformes, Papillicardium, Papyridea, Paradacna, Parvidacna, Pascoella, Patagonicardium, Perucardia, Plagiocardium, Protocardiinae, Ringicardium, Sawkinsia, Serripes, Trachycardiinae, Goniocardium

Subtaxa: Parvicardium exiguum Parvicardium nystianum Parvicardium vincenti

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections), Italy (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Turkey (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (10), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), Germany (39), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (3)

• Oligocene of Belgium (3), Denmark (4), France (36)

• Eocene of United States (24: Oregon)

• Paleocene of Belgium (3)

Total: 144 collections including 194 occurrences

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