Parvilucina Dall 1901 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spellings: Lucina (Parvilucina), Phacoides (Parvilucina)

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Cox et al. 1969, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904, Glibert 1985, Perrilliat 1992, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

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, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Megaxinus, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pseudomiltha, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Lucina (Parvilucina) callosana Lucina (Parvilucina) posteocurta Parvilucina (Callucinella) Parvilucina (Parvilucina) Parvilucina approximata Parvilucina costata Parvilucina crenella Parvilucina crenulata Parvilucina mazatlanica Parvilucina multistriata Parvilucina pusilla Parvilucina seminulum Parvilucina tenuisculpta Parvilucina yaquensis Phacoides (Parvilucina) prunus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Bermuda (7), Brazil (1), Cayman Islands (3), Costa Rica (2), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Panama (2), United States (56: California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (6), Ecuador (4), Jamaica (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (8), United States (29: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (7)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (6), Mexico (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (13), United States (68: Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of France (31), Haiti (1), United States (32: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (4), the United Kingdom (5)

• Paleocene of Belgium (3), Germany (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Louisiana)

• Cretaceous of United States (12: Arizona, New Mexico)

Total: 317 collections including 344 occurrences

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