Cavilinga trisulcata Conrad 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina trisulcata, Phacoides (Cardiolucina) trisulcatus, Phacoides (Cavilucina) trisulcatus, Phacoides (Here) trisulcata, Phacoides (Here) trisulcatus, Phacoides trisulcata

Belongs to Cavilinga according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904, Hendy et al. 2008, Holmes 1860, Olsson 1922 and Richards 1947

Sister taxa: Cavilinga blanda, Cavilinga lampra, Cavilinga prolongata, Lucina (Cavilinga) imbricolamella, Lucina (Cavilinga) triloba

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Quaternary of United States (8: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), United States (7: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of United States (16: Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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