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Europicardium multicostatum

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Cardium multicostatum was named by Brocchi (1814).

It was recombined as Trachycardium multicostatum by Sacco (1899); it was recombined as Cardium (Trachycardium) multicostatum by Cerulli Irelli (1908); it was recombined as Laevicardium (Trachycardium) multicostatum by Rossi Ronchetti (1952); it was recombined as Europicardium multicostatum by Popov (1977), Schneider (2002) and La Perna (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Cardium multicostatum Brocchi
1899Trachycardium multicostatum Sacco p. 41 figs. pl. 10, figs 1, 2
1908Cardium (Trachycardium) multicostatum Cerulli Irelli p. 22 figs. pl. 3, figs 1214, pl. 4, figs 14
1952Laevicardium (Trachycardium) multicostatum Rossi Ronchetti p. 70, figs. 27a-f
1977Europicardium multicostatum Popov
2002Europicardium multicostatum Schneider p. 353 figs. Table 6; 9A, 15C, 21, 23C, non 23B.
2016Europicardium multicostatum La Perna pp. 3 - 5 figs. 2AK, 3AI

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
genusEuropicardium(Popov 1977)
speciesmulticostatum(Brocchi 1814)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-07-04 09:31:14
Modified: 2009-08-17 22:21:59
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Todd 2001, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Tortonian or 20.44000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (13 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Israel Cardium multicostatum (99603)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Germany Europicardium multicostatum (164944 164945)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Italy Trachycardium multicostatum (178108 178110)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Bulgaria Europicardium multicostatum (60312)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Austria Europicardium multicostatum (74651)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Slovakia Trachycardium multicostatum (73137)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Cyprus Cardium multicostatum (34690 71885)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Italy Trachycardium multicostatum (78437)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Israel Cardium multicostatum (99606)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Israel Cardium multicostatum (99605)