Pterolucina (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cavatidens, Claibornites, Eamesiella, Eophysema, Gibbolucina, Jagolucina, Milthoidea, Myrtucina

Subtaxa: Pterolucina consobrina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Miocene of Bulgaria (1 collection)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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