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Poumea

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Poumea is a genus. It is extant. Its type is Poumea coselia.

It was assigned to Lucinidae by Glover and Taylor (2007).

Synonymy list
p. 124
YearName and author
2007Poumea Glover and Taylor p. 124

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusPoumea

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.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007Shell small, subcircular, umbones prominent. Sculpture of regularly spaced, thin, commarginal lamellae. Lunule asymmetric, larger in left valve. Two cardinal teeth in each valve. Anterior lateral teeth present, posterior laterals absent. Anterior adductor scar long,
detached from pallial line for 3/4 of length.