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Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae
It was assigned to Fimbriidae by Cox et al. (1969), Vokes (1980), Squires (1987) and Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lucinidae by Glover and Taylor (2007).
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|E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007||Shell 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.