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CARDIIDAE (Cockles)

A very colorful and variable bivalve family with approximately 200 members living from sandy shallows to deeper waters where they are often trawled by fishing boats. The variation in color, shell sculpture, size and shape makes this a very interesting family to collect.

 

Acrosterigma wilsoni - 83mm, F+++, $20

Acanthocardia aculeata - 74mm, F+++, $15 sold

Dinocardium robustum - F+++, 93mm, Florida. $8

A BEAUTY!!!!

Dinocardium robustum - F+++, 73mm, Florida. $6

Corculum kirai - 41mm, F+++, $6

Corculum cardisa - 43mm, F+++, $6

 

Trachycardium elongatum - F+++, 107mm, Philippines. $15

BIG BEAUTY!!!!

Trachycardium elongatum - F+++, 74 x 101mm, Tanzania. $10

BIG SPECIMEN!!!!!

Maoricardium pseudolima - F+++, 105 x 90mm, Tanzania. $15sold

ALBINO SPECIMEN!!!

Trachycardium isocardia - F+++, 83mm, Venezuela. $15

A BEAUTY!!!

Maoricardium pseudolima, F+++, 76mm, $9

NICE SPECIMEN!!!!

Trachycardium serricostatum - F+++, 88mm, India. $10

Trachycardium serricostatum - F+++, 74mm, India. $8
Vasticardium oxygonum - F+++, 80mm, Indonesia. $5

New Acrosterigma wilsoni - 76mm, F+++, Thailand, $12

Vasticardium subrugosum - Gem-, 56mm, Indonesia. $4

Nemocardium bechi - 56mm, Gem, Philippines, trawled in 10-70mts of water. Beaut orange/ red coloring. $8 sold

GREAT COLOR!!!!

Vepricardium multispinosum - F+++, 55mm, New South Wales. Hard to obtain now. $9
Vepricardium multispinosum - F+++, 55mm, New South Wales. Uncommon white form. $12

Acrosterigma angulatum - 64mm, F+++, Philippines. $8

NICE DARK COLORING!!!

Acrosterigma angulatum - 66mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Acrosterigma angulatum - 61mm, F+++, Philippines. $6
Acrosterigma vertebratum - 45mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. Nice colored specimens. $5
 Acrosterigma unicolor - 60mm, F+++, North Queensland. $6 sold
 Fragum unedo - 58mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $3

 Fragum unedo - 67mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $6

BIG BEAUTY!!!

Plagiocardium setosum - 58mm, F+++, Southern Queensland. $2
Trachycardium asiaticum - 48mm, F+++, Thailand. $3
Trachycardium rubicundum - 60mm long, F+++, Tanzania. $7

Trachycardium magnum - F+++, 60mm, Brazil. $10

NICE SPECIMENS!!!

Trachycardium magnum - F+++, 60mm, Brazil. $10

NICE SPECIMENS!!!

Trachycardium flavum - 60mm long, F+++, Thailand. $10
Trachycardium flavum - 48mm long, F+++, Thailand. $7
Acrosterigma cygnorum - 47mmx52mm, F+++, South Australia, Normal form. $5
Fragum hemicardium - 47mm long, F+++, Western Australia. $8
Fragum hemicardium - 45mm, F+++, North Queensland. $8
Fragum retusum - 30mm, F+++, North Queensland. $6
Acrosterigma cygnorum - 43mmx51mm, F+++, South Australia. Yellow color form. $9
Acrosterigma vlamingi - 29mm, F+++, Queensland. $8
Plagiocardium pseudolatum - 49mm, F+++, Northern Territory. $7
Clinocardium buellowi - 44mm, F+++, China. $8
Clinocardium buellowi - 41mm, F+++, China. $6
Acrosterigma sp., 42mm, Thailand, $7
Acrosterigma fultoni - 39mm, F+++, Queensland. $8
Acrosterigma fultoni - 34mm, Gem, Wester Australia. $4 sold
Acrosterigma flava - 36mm, F+++, Queensland. $5
Trachycardium egmontianum - 30mm long, F+++, Florida. $7
Laevicardium biradiatum - 34.5mm long, Gem, Philippines. $8
Laevicardium biradiatum - 34mm long, Gem, Philippines. $8
Papyridea papyracea - 37mm, F+++, South Africa. $5

Fulvia australe - 31mm, Gem-, Queensland. $5

DELICATE!!!

Corculum cardissa - 53mm, F+++, Philippines. Great range of colors - lemon to pink. $6

Trachycardium senticosum - 32mm, F+++, Panama. $7
Frigidocardium exasperatum - 26mm, F+++, China. $6
Microcardium torresi - 22.3mm, F++, China. $6
Calliocardia thorae - 16.8mm, F+++, China. $8 sold

 

 

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