Lucina pensylvanica Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Linga pensylvanica, Phacoides (Here) pennsylvanica, Phacoides (Here) pennsylvanicus, Venus pensylvanica

Belongs to Lucina according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Portell et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Lucina (Cyclas), Lucina (Dentilucina), Lucina (Divaricella), Lucina (Lucina), Lucina (Microloripes), Lucina (Paslucina), Lucina (Recurvella), Lucina (Recurvella) dolabra, Lucina affinis, Lucina amica, Lucina anceps, Lucina aquiana, Lucina bella, Lucina benoisti, Lucina bernayi, Lucina bicristata, Lucina bisculpta, Lucina bombifrons, Lucina bramkampi, Lucina brevifulcrata, Lucina callipteryx, Lucina carnifera, Lucina cecchii, Lucina civatensis, Lucina coeloprocta, Lucina crassidens, Lucina credneri, Lucina crenulata, Lucina dalikiensis, Lucina dalli, Lucina darchiaciana, Lucina dartoni, Lucina dautzenbergi, Lucina decorata, Lucina delaunayi, Lucina dentifera, Lucina divaricata, Lucina djunggranganensis, Lucina dubia, Lucina exquisita, Lucina fabuloides, Lucina fallax, Lucina fischeriana, Lucina gaylordi, Lucina gunyoungensis, Lucina inca, Lucina kellumi, Lucina kemedjingensis, Lucina kiawahensis, Lucina lefevrei, Lucina leucomomorpha, Lucina limopsis, Lucina lirata, Lucina liratula, Lucina luciniolae, Lucina lycetti, Lucina mattiformis, Lucina metablata, Lucina metableta, Lucina minutissima, Lucina nana, Lucina narica, Lucina neglecta, Lucina neuquensis, Lucina nuciformis, Lucina orbicularis, Lucina ortmanni, Lucina ozarkana, Lucina pagana, Lucina papyracea, Lucina pharaonis, Lucina plebeja, Lucina pomilia, Lucina projecta, Lucina querida, Lucina radiata, Lucina roseburgensis, Lucina rotunda, Lucina rotundata, Lucina salomoni, Lucina semperiana, Lucina simplex, Lucina somalica, Lucina subcurta, Lucina subnumismalis, Lucina subobliqua, Lucina tjibodasiana, Lucina washingtonensis, Lucina wattsi, Lucina whitei

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (7), Cayman Islands (3), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (3), United States (10: Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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