Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
Common Name: Cockles
Key morphological features: Shells are rounded and vary in the amount and pattern of ribbing. They tend to prefer sandy habitats.
MOBILITY: Mobile (burrow)
FEEDING MODE: Suspension Feeder
Cox, L. R. et al. 1969. Bivalvia, in R. C. Moore ed., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part N, Mollusca 6, Volume 2. The University of Kansas and Geological Society of America. 1224 pp.