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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Both Dinocardium robustum and Laevicardium mortoni are in the family Cardiidae. Sizes for these specimens ranged from D-stage to postlarval (88-381 [micro]m) based on the limited information available on some of the samples (Figs.
The most common fossil invertebrates correspond to bivalves of the genera Aequipecten, Amusium, Pecten, Ostrea, and numerous unidentified specimens of the Family Cardiidae. Less common are gastropods (Conus) and echinoderms (Clypeaster; Fig.
Families Veneridae represented the highly diverse (15) species followed by family Cardiidae which was represents by 4 species.