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Lepidolucina

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lepidolucina was named by Glover and Taylor (2007). It is extant. Its type is Lucina venusta.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Lepidolucina Glover and Taylor p. 142

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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
genusLepidolucina

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 2007Medium sized, subcircular, inflated, sculpture of around 50-60 closely spaced radial ribs, that are wider in the anterior and posterior sectors of the shell, ribs bear closely spaced, dorsally inclined, semicircular or arcuate scales. Hinge with one or two small cardinal teeth
and very small (pimple-like) anterior and posterior lateral teeth. Anterior adductor muscle scar medium-long, detached from pallial line at angle of around 25°. Interior margin of
shells serrate with superimposed fi ne denticulations.