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Lepidolucina venusta

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lucina venusta was named by Philippi (1847) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Lepidolucina.

It was recombined as Myrtea venusta by Hedley (1913); it was recombined as Phacoides (Lucinisca) venusta by Lamy (1920); it was recombined as Lepidolucina venusta by Glover and Taylor (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Lucina venusta Philippi p. 206 figs. pl. 1, fig. 2
1913Myrtea venusta Hedley p. 266
1920Phacoides (Lucinisca) venusta Lamy p. 186
2007Lepidolucina venusta Glover and Taylor p. 142

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusLepidolucina
speciesvenusta(Philippi 1847)

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
No diagnoses are available