Cardiolucina Sacco 1901 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Phacoides (Cardiolucina)

Synonyms: Bellucina Dall 1901, Lucina (Bellucina) Dall 1901

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Gardner 1943, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, 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, Lucininae, 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: Bellucina actinus Bellucina waccamawensis Cardiolucina agassizi Cardiolucina antjamensis Cardiolucina pollii Cardiolucina postalveatus Cardiolucina praetermissa Cardiolucina tebatnapalensis

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Type: Cardium agassizi

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (3), United States (4: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Indonesia (4), United States (7: Florida)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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