Pygocardia Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Parent taxon: Arcticidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agapella, Ambonicardia, Anisocardia, Anisocardioides, Antarctica, Antiquicyprina, Aquilonia, Arctica, Coelocyprina, Epicyprina, Etea, Fengjiachongia, Gythemon, Hartwellia, Isocyprina, Izumia, Lilingella, Petalocardia, Plesiocyprina, Procyprina, Pronoella, Proveniella, Pseudotrapezium, Rollierella, Roudairia, Somarctica, Staffinella, Tenea, Tortarctica, Vectianella, Venericyprina, Veniella, Venilicardia, Yunshania, Amiodon

Subtaxa: Pygocardia rustica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (2 collections), Iceland (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Iceland (2), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1)

Total: 20 collections including 21 occurrences

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