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Solelucina

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Solelucina was named by Glover and Taylor (2007) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent.]. It is extant. Its type is Solelucina koumacia.

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

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

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

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 2007Shells 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.