Callucina Dall 1901 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spellings: Lucina (Callucina), Phacoides (Callucina)

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Cox et al. 1969, Dockery 1982, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Oldroyd 1925, Sepkoski 2002 and Wagner and Schilling 1923

Sister taxa: Callucinopsis, Cavilucina, Epilucina, Hadralucina, Here, Linga, Loripes, Lucina, Luciniola, Lucinisca, Mesolinga, Nevenulora, Phacoides, Plastomiltha, Recurvella, Saxolucina, Stewartia, Volupia

Subtaxa: Callucina (Callucina) Callucina (Pseudolucinisca) Callucina (Striolucina) Callucina balcombica Callucina glauca Callucina keenae Callucina lacteola Lucina (Callucina) choctavensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Costa Rica (1), Haiti (1), United States (15: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (2), Jamaica (5), Panama (2), United States (1: South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Ecuador (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (4), France (24), United States (4: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Belgium (2), France (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Germany (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), Lebanon (1), Libya (2), Mozambique (1), Tunisia (1), United States (3: North Carolina, Texas)

Total: 92 collections including 98 occurrences

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