Divalinga Chavan 1951 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Divaricella (Divalinga)

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Cox et al. 1969, Dekker and Gould 1994, Dockery 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, 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: Divalinga (Divalinga) Divalinga (Stchepinskya) Divalinga chavani Divalinga eburnea Divalinga quadrisulcata Divaricella (Divalinga) subrigaultiana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (3), Cayman Islands (3), Djibouti (1), Ecuador (1), Egypt (1), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), United States (36: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1), United States (10: California, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Bulgaria (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Mexico (1), Poland (1), United States (2: Florida, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Italy (1), United States (3: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (2), the United Kingdom (5)

• Cretaceous of India (1)

Total: 96 collections including 100 occurrences

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