Dinocardium taphrium Dall 1900 (cockle)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Alternative combination: Cardium (Cerastoderma) taphrium

Belongs to Dinocardium according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Dinocardium cabezai, Dinocardium ecuadoriale, Dinocardium robustum, Dinocardium vicksburgense, Laevicardium (Dinocardium) levyi, Laevicardium (Dinocardium) parkinsoni

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (21: Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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