Lucinisca nassula Conrad 1846 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina nassula, Phacoides nassula

Synonyms: Lucina lintea Conrad 1846, Lucinisca lintea Conrad 1846, Phacoides (Parvilucina) lintea Conrad 1846

Belongs to Lucinisca according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Lucina (Lucinisca) fausta, Lucina (Lucinisca) fluctivaga, Lucina (Lucinisca) varisculpta, Lucinisca bocasensis, Lucinisca calhounensis, Lucinisca centrifuga, Lucinisca costaricensis, Lucinisca cribrarius, Lucinisca fenestrata, Lucinisca hispaniolana, Lucinisca mirandana, Lucinisca muricata, Lucinisca nuttalli, Lucinisca protista

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (16: Florida, North Carolina collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.