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Funafutia

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Funafutia was named by Glover and Taylor (2001). It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Funafutia Glover and Taylor p. 286
2007Funafutia Glover and Taylor p. 166

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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
genusFunafutiaGlover and Taylor 2001

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, infl ated, anteriorly extended. Sculpture of prominent commarginal lamellae with finely striated interspaces, shell surface fi nely punctate. Umbones prominent, lunule lanceolate, impressed. Ligament internal, short, triangular. Two cardinal teeth in left valve, one in right valve; anterior and posterior lateral teeth prominent in both valves. Pallial line discontinous. Shell margin finely crenulate.