Lepilucina Olsson 1964 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Lucina (Lepilucina)

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1964. Neogene Mollusks From Northwestern Ecuador

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Perrilliat 1992 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Codakiinae, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Megaxinus, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Parvilucina, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pseudomiltha, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Lucina (Lepilucina) gratis

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Type: Lucina (Lepilucina) gratis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Miocene of Ecuador (2), Mexico (2), Panama (4)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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