Linga de Gregorio 1885 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spellings: Lucina (Linga), Phacoides (Linga)

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Abbott 1974, Cox et al. 1969, Freneix et al. 1988, Gardner 1947, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vredenburg 1928 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Callucina, Callucinopsis, Cavilucina, Epilucina, Hadralucina, Here, Loripes, Lucina, Luciniola, Lucinisca, Mesolinga, Nevenulora, Phacoides, Plastomiltha, Recurvella, Saxolucina, Stewartia, Volupia

Subtaxa: Linga (Bellucina) Linga (Cavilinga) Linga (Cavilinga) pomilia Linga (Illesca) Linga (Linga) Linga (Pleurolucina) Phacoides (Linga) browni Phacoides (Linga) kovatchevi Phacoides (Linga) podagrinus Phacoides (Linga) tithonis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), the Philippines (1), Spain (2), United States (7: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (3), India (1), Jamaica (4), Panama (2), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Australia (5), Austria (1), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (4), Cyprus (2), the Dominican Republic (1), France (2), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Israel (1), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Panama (5), Poland (2), Slovakia (3), United States (4: Florida)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Colombia (1), Peru (1), United States (42: Alabama, Mississippi)

Total: 117 collections including 137 occurrences

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