family Cardiidae


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Noun1.family Cardiidae - somewhat heart-shaped sand-burrowing bivalve mollusks
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
Cardium, genus Cardium - type genus of the family Cardiidae: cockles
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The most common fossil invertebrates correspond to bivalves of the genera Aequipecten, Amusium, Pecten, Ostrea, and numerous unidentified specimens of the Family Cardiidae.
Families Veneridae represented the highly diverse (15) species followed by family Cardiidae which was represents by 4 species.
The Greenland smoothcockle (Serripes groenlandicus, Bruguiere 1789) belongs to the family Cardiidae and is an infaunal suspension feeder.