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Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007||DIAGNOSIS. — Shells small (< 10 mm), inflated, thin-shelled, white to translucent. Outline ovoid, longer than high. Posterior shell margin often truncated. Shell anteriorly extended. Sculpture of regularly spaced, thin commarginal lamellae. Hinge narrow, normal hinge teeth absent. Small knob lies below the umbones of both valves contiguous with thin fl ange on the anterior part of the hinge (Fig. 4G, H). Ligament narrow, short, set in shallow
groove. Anterior adductor muscle scar short, ovoid to reniform in outline, slightly detached from the pallial line. Pallial line entire, sometimes with dorsal extensions.
Shell margin with thin peripheral groove.