Lucinoma contracta Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina contracta, Phacoides (Lucinoma) contracta

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

See also Glenn 1904 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Lucinoma (Lucinoma), Lucinoma acutilineata, Lucinoma aequizonata, Lucinoma annulatum, Lucinoma chiripanica, Lucinoma columbiana, Lucinoma filosa, Lucinoma hannibali, Lucinoma nagaoi, Lucinoma persolida, Lucinoma playaensis, Lucinoma promaucana, Lucinoma subcalcareous, Lucinoma taylori, Lucinoma zapotalensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Pliocene of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Miocene of United States (22: Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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