Chesacardium laqueatum Conrad 1830 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combinations: Cardium (Cerastoderma) laqueatum, Cardium laqueatum

Belongs to Chesacardium according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Chesacardium acutilaqueatum, Chesacardium craticuloides, Chesacardium leptopleura

Subtaxa: Chesacardium laqueatum blackwelderi Chesacardium laqueatum blountense Chesacardium laqueatum eshelmani Chesacardium laqueatum laqueatum Chesacardium laqueatum vostreysi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Miocene of United States (40: Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

Total: 41 collections including 44 occurrences

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