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Ferrocina

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Ferrocina Glover and Taylor p. 152

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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
genusFerrocina

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 small, thin, subovate, posteriorly truncate, sculpture of numerous fi ne radial ribs crossed by fine commarginal threads. Hinge plate thin, single small cardinal tooth in right valve, two in left valve, lateral teeth small to obsolete. Anterior adductor scar detached
from pallial line for 1/3 of length. Inner shell margin crenulate. Colour usually rusty red-brown.