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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||Shells small, H to 19 mm, L to 23 mm, with elongate oval outline, blunt posterior shell margin. Exterior smooth, juvenile shell with prominent com-marginal lamellae. Hinge with single cardinal tooth in each valve, RV with low, ridge-like, anterior and posterior lateral teeth, lateral teeth absent in LV. Anterior adductor muscle scar short, reniform in outline, detached from pallial line for only 1/5 of length. Inner shell margin
smooth. Shell colour distinctive – cream to white, often
with red to orange rays.