Parvilucina costata d'Orbigny 1846 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Codakia costata, Lucina costata

Synonyms: Codakia antillarum Reeve 1850, Lucina antillarum Reeve 1850, Phacoides antillarum Reeve 1850

Belongs to Parvilucina according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1913, DuBar 1962 and Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Lucina (Parvilucina) callosana, Lucina (Parvilucina) posteocurta, Parvilucina (Callucinella), Parvilucina (Parvilucina), Parvilucina approximata, Parvilucina crenella, Parvilucina crenulata, Parvilucina mazatlanica, Parvilucina multistriata, Parvilucina pusilla, Parvilucina seminulum, Parvilucina tenuisculpta, Parvilucina yaquensis, Phacoides (Parvilucina) prunus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Quaternary of Bermuda (7 collections), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (3), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), United States (5: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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