Lucinisca Dall 1901 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Cox et al. 1969, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904, Oldroyd 1925, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Lucina (Lucinisca) fausta Lucina (Lucinisca) fluctivaga Lucina (Lucinisca) varisculpta Lucinisca bocasensis Lucinisca calhounensis Lucinisca centrifuga Lucinisca costaricensis Lucinisca cribrarius Lucinisca fenestrata Lucinisca hispaniolana Lucinisca menuda Lucinisca mirandana Lucinisca muricata Lucinisca nassula Lucinisca nuttalli Lucinisca protista

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Type: Lucina nassula

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (4 collections), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), Mexico (8), Panama (3), United States (32: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (2), Panama (4), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (24: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (3), Mexico (2), Panama (13), Puerto Rico (5), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (26: California, Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Panama (1), United States (24: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Panama (1)

• Paleocene of United States (4: Texas)

Total: 201 collections including 204 occurrences

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