Loripes Poli 1791 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Lucina (Loripes)

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to L. R. Cox et al. 1969

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Moths et al. 2010, Schneider et al. 2005 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Loripes (Loripes) Loripes aberrans Loripes atavus Loripes proavius Loripes simulans

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), France (2), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), Namibia (1), South Africa (5), Spain (3), Turkey (2)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Pakistan (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), France (1), Italy (3), Poland (3), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (3), Denmark (1), Germany (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2), United States (1: California)

• Jurassic of Germany (12)

• Permian of Pakistan (6)

Total: 57 collections including 68 occurrences

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