Gonimyrtea Marwick 1929 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Cavilucina (Gonimyrtea)

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007

See also Beu et al. 1990, Marwick 1960, Schnetler and Palm 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, 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: Gonimyrtea araea Gonimyrtea bucculenta Gonimyrtea concinna Gonimyrtea droueti Gonimyrtea galeottiana Gonimyrtea gracilis Gonimyrtea spinulosa Gonimyrtea submichelottii

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Type: Loripes concinna

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Panama (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Bulgaria (4), Germany (19), Italy (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), Hungary (1), New Zealand (2)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), Egypt (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 54 collections including 60 occurrences

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