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Temporal range: Silurian to Middle Devonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Cryptodonta
Order: Praecardioida
Family: Praecardiidae
Genus: Cardiola
Broderip, 1834

Cardiola is an extinct genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs that lived from the Silurian to the Middle Devonian in Africa, Europe, and North America.


  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (Page 94)

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