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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Cardioidea: Cardiidae

Laevicardium serratum (Linne, 1758)

Range: 36.4°N to 28°S; 93.47°W to 32.3°W
Depth: 0 to 75 m
Maximum Reported Size: 65  mm


Cardium laevigatum auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Papyridea laevigatum auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Cardium serratum Linne, 1758
Cardium citrinum W. Wood, 1815
Cardium oviputamen Reeve, 1844
Cardium vitellinum Reeve, 1844
Cardium lamarckii d'Orbigny, 1846
Cardium glabratum Römer, 1869
Cardium multilineatum Dall & Simpson, 1901


Cardium serratum Linne, 1758,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 20°N to 23°S; 75°W to 43°W
Maximum Reported Size: 42 mm
Distribution: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro
References: d'Orbigny (1846) NSEWM; Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004)
Comments: Brazilian records may be L. brasilianum; I have not seen Prado (1993) to determine the redefined ranges.

Cardium citrinum W. Wood, 1815, 
References: Dall (1900) s (of C. serratum)

Cardium glabratum Römer, 1869, 
References: Mikkelsen (2005) s

Cardium laevigatum auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Range: 36.4°N to 28°S; 93.47°W to 32.3°W
Depth: 0 to 75 m
Maximum Reported Size: 65 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; Mexico: Alacran Reef, Quintana Roo; Honduras: Swan Island; Bermuda
References: Perry & Schwengel (1955) M; Springer & Bullis (1956) W; Britton (1975) d; Merrill, Bullock & Franz (1978) N; Vidal (1999: 327) sT
Combining Genera:  Papyridea

Cardium lamarckii d'Orbigny, 1846, p. 591, [Reeve 1844, pl. 12, fig. 61]
Type Locality: Brésil
Comments: Unnecessary new name for Cardium brasilianum Lamarck, 1819, non Cardium brasiliense Gmelin, 1791.

Cardium (Laevicardium) serratum var. multilineatum Dall & Simpson, 1901, p. 489-490, not figured
Type Locality: Sta. 6058 and 6061, Mayaguez Harbor, Porto Rico
Range: 18.2°N ; 67.2°W
Depth: 55 m
Maximum Reported Size: 45 mm
Distribution: Puerto Rico
References: Dall & Simpson (1901) DdNSEWM; Warmke & Abbott (1961) s

Cardium oviputamen Reeve, 1844, 
References: Dall (1900) s (of C. serratum)

Cardium vitellinum Reeve, 1844, 

Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1846. Mollusques Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale 5 489-728 [and 729-758?]. P. Bertrand: Paris. [True date: -- --- 1846.]
Dall, W. H. and C. T. Simpson. 1901. The Mollusca of Porto Rico U. S. Fisheries Commission Bulletin 20 351-524, pls. 53-58.

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