Subfamily Lucininae Fleming 1828 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Beu et al. 1990, Chiesa et al. 1995, Coan et al. 2000, Cox et al. 1969, Dockery 1982, Iqbal 1973, Perrilliat 1992, Stilwell et al. 2004, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

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, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, 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: Callucina Callucinopsis Cavilucina Epilucina Hadralucina Here Linga Loripes Lucina Luciniola Lucinisca Mesolinga Nevenulora Phacoides Plastomiltha Recurvella Saxolucina Stewartia Volupia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (2), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (7), Cayman Islands (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (5), Cuba (2), Djibouti (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), France (2), Haiti (6), India (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), Mexico (10), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), Namibia (1), Panama (4), the Philippines (1), South Africa (8), Spain (5), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (82: California, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1), Malaysia (9), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (7), the Dominican Republic (3), Ecuador (7), Egypt (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (1), Jamaica (6), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Pakistan (4), Panama (5), Trinidad and Tobago (14), the United Kingdom (1), United States (44: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (6), Argentina (5), Australia (5), Austria (2), Brazil (7), Bulgaria (4), Colombia (22), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (3), Cyprus (6), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (7), France (2), Germany (2), Greece (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (8), Indonesia (10), Iran (1), Israel (1), Italy (10), Japan (2), Madagascar (2), Mexico (7), Moldova (4), Morocco (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (17), Peru (2), Poland (7), Puerto Rico (5), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (5), Somalia (3), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (14), United States (83: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Haiti (1), United States (14: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (3), Austria (1), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (1), France (37), Hungary (2), Israel (1), Jamaica (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (5), Romania (1), Somalia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (53: California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2), United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (17), Argentina (4), Bahrain (1), Belgium (3), Bosnia and Herzegovina (3), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (5), Croatia (3), Egypt (10), France (3), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Haiti (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Japan (2), Libya (1), Mexico (3), Nigeria (8), Pakistan (6), Panama (2), Peru (2), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (2), Somalia (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (137: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (5), Austria (1), Belgium (6), Denmark (7), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), India (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (38: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Angola (1), Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Belgium (1), Canada (4: Alberta), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (10), France (2), Germany (2), Greenland (5), Israel (15), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Jordan (3), Lebanon (1), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), New Zealand (14), Nigeria (1), Oman (1), Poland (5), Portugal (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (4), Tunisia (1), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (8), United States (180: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Chile (42), China (2), Ethiopia (8), France (45), Germany (14), Greenland (5), India (3), Japan (3), Kenya (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Somalia (6), Tanzania (6), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (25), United States (10: Alaska, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (8)

• Triassic of Hungary (2), Italy (2)

• Permian of China (1), Pakistan (10), Singapore (1)

• Devonian of Germany (1), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 1479 collections including 1913 occurrences

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