Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Cardioidea > Family Cardiidae > Subfamily Cardiinae > Genus Cardium

Cardium indicum Lamarck, 1819

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CardiumLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Cardium hians Brocchi, 1814 later homonym
Cardium darwini Mayer, 1866 synonym
Cardium hians Brocchi, 1814 synonym


original description

Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de (1815-1822). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Paris: 7 volumes. Vol. 1 [Introduction]: Verdière, i-xvi, 1-462 [March 1815]; Vol. 2 [les Polypes, les Radiaires]: Verdière, 1-568 [March 1816]; Vol. 3 [suite des Radiaires; les Tuniciers; les Vers]: Verdière, 1-586 [August, 1816]; Vol. 4: Deterville/Verdière, 1-603 [April 1817]; Vol. 5 [les Arachnides; les Crustacés; les Annélides; les Cirrhipèdes; les Conchiferes]: Paris, Deterville/Verdière, 1-612 [25 July 1818]; Vol. 6(1) [suite des Conchifères; Les Mollusques]: published by the Author, i-vi, 1-343 [June 1819]; Vol. 6(2) (suite): published by the Author, 1-232 [April 1822]; Vol. 7 (suite): published by the Author, 1-711. [August 1822]

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp.

additional source

Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005. Outline of a systematic index - Recent Cardiidae (Lamarck, 1809). VISAYA net. (Updated 2009 for WoRMS)





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications)


ter Poorten, J.; Gofas, S. (2014). Cardium indicum. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138997




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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