Cyclocardia trentensis Ward 1992 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Belongs to Cyclocardia according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Cardita (Cyclocardia) steinkei, Cyclocardia (Arcturellina), Cyclocardia (Cyclocardia), Cyclocardia (Vimentum), Cyclocardia abesinaiensis, Cyclocardia akagii, Cyclocardia borealis, Cyclocardia castrana, Cyclocardia christiei, Cyclocardia dodairensis, Cyclocardia granulata, Cyclocardia hannai, Cyclocardia hannibali, Cyclocardia kurilensis, Cyclocardia mesembria, Cyclocardia moniligena, Cyclocardia novangliae, Cyclocardia pseutella, Cyclocardia spurca, Cyclocardia subtenta, Cyclocardia terryi, Cyclocardia tokunagai, Cyclocardia velutinus, Cyclocardia ventricosa, Cyclocardia yoshidai, Cyclocardia zuliana, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) ferruginea, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) harukii, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) otatsumei, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) yokoyamai

Type specimen: USNM 405230

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (3: North Carolina collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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