Apiocardia n. sp.
white cockle | berberecho blanco or cardo blanco
Shell is trigonal to quadrangular in shape. Sculpture consists of approximately 20 sharp, and sometimes beaded, radial ribs.
Size: 10-20 mm.
Ecology: inhabits shallow marine waters (5-50 m), burrowing in sand near the sediment surface.
Geological range: Late Miocene (11-9 million years ago).
Geographic distribution: Caribbean – Panama (endemic).