Lucina (Lucinisca) fausta Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Full reference: H. A. Pilsbry and A.A. Olsson. 1941. A Pliocene fauna from Western Ecuador. Proceedings of the Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 93:1-79

Belongs to Lucina (Lucinisca) according to H. A. Pilsbry and A.A. Olsson 1941

Sister taxa: Lucina (Lucinisca) fluctivaga, Lucina (Lucinisca) varisculpta, Lucinisca bocasensis, Lucinisca calhounensis, Lucinisca centrifuga, Lucinisca costaricensis, Lucinisca cribrarius, Lucinisca fenestrata, Lucinisca hispaniolana, Lucinisca mirandana, Lucinisca muricata, Lucinisca nassula, Lucinisca nuttalli, Lucinisca protista

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zone J - Canoa Formation, which is in a Pliocene coastal sandstone/claystone in the Canoa Formation of Ecuador

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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