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Cardiolucina

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Cardiolucina was named by Sacco (1901). It is extant. Its type is Cardium agassizi.

It was reranked as Phacoides (Cardiolucina) by Gardner (1943).

It was assigned to Phacoides by Gardner (1943); and to Lucinidae by Glover and Taylor (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Bellucina Dall p. 806
1901Cardiolucina Sacco p. 89
1941Lucina (Bellucina) Pilsbry and Olsson p. 9
1943Phacoides (Cardiolucina) Gardner p. 76
1969Lucina (Bellucina) da Silva Forti p. 79
1980Bellucina Vokes p. 101
1982Bellucina Woodring p. 616
1987Bellucina Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
2002Bellucina Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Cardiolucina Glover and Taylor p. 156

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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
genusCardiolucinaSacco 1901

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 (H to 14 mm), subcircular, moderately infl ated to subspheroidal. Sculpture of radial ribs crossed by commarginal lamellae, that are often fl uted. Lunule heart-shaped, often deeply impressed. Hinge plate thick, 2 cardinal teeth and single anterior and posterior lateral teeth in each valve. Ligament external, short. Anterior adductor scar short, slightly demargin crenulate.