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Fimbria

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Fimbria Mühlfeldt p. 52
1817Corbis Cuvier p. 480
1969Fimbria Cox et al. p. 513
1980Fimbria Vokes p. 106
1992Fimbria Lamprell and Whitehead p. 50
2002Fimbria Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Fimbria Glover and Taylor p. 172

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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
genusFimbriaMühlfeldt 1811

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 large, thick, ovate, anteriorly extended, inflated. Umbones low. Sculpture of radial
ribs crossed by closely spaced, rounded commarginal lamellae. Lunule short, lanceolate. Ligament set in shallow groove. Hinge massive, with 2 cardinal teeth in each valve, a single, large anterior lateral tooth close to cardinals, with smaller posterior lateral located above posterior adductor scar. Anterior adductor muscle scar short, broad, reniform in outline, slightly deviating from the pallial line. Pallial line entire. Interior shell margin strongly denticulate.