Bulacanites Kase and Aguilar 2006 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Full reference: T. Kase and Y. M. Aguilar. 2006. Bulacanites obtusiplicatus gen. et sp. nov., a large lucinid bivalve (Mollusca) from the Pliocene of central Luzon, Philippines. Memoirs of the National Science Museum Tokyo 44:175-183

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to J. D. Taylor and E. A. Glover 2009

See also Kase and Aguilar 2006

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, 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: Bulacanites obtusiplicatus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Bayabas River, AGT2 (Pliocene of Philippines)

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