Saxolucina Stewart 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Saxolucina antarctipleura Saxolucina gaufia Saxolucina saxorum Saxolucina sharmani

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of Japan (2 collections)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), France (30)

• Eocene of Antarctica (17), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Egypt (2), France (2), Italy (1), Somalia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (14: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (3), Belgium (2), France (1), United States (3: California, Texas)

Total: 82 collections each including a single occurrence

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