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Discolucina

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Discolucina Glover and Taylor p. 146

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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
genusDiscolucina

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, medium large, subcircular, discoidal, translucent, with projecting arcuate, anterior dorsal area. Sculpture of irregularly spaced, low, commarginal lamellae. Ligament large, set into deep groove, nymph straight. Lunule very small. Cardinal teeth indistinct. Anterior lateral teeth short, close to cardinals. Posterior lateral teeth absent or vestigial. Anterior adductor muscle scar long, dorsal portion extended onto the hinge line above the lateral teeth, long ventral part lies close but parallel to the pallial line.