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Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae
It was reranked as Cavilucina (Gonimyrtea) by Glibert (1957).
It was assigned to Cavilucina by Glibert (1957); to Myrteinae by Vokes (1980); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lucinidae by Marwick (1960), Beu et al. (1990) and Glover and Taylor (2007).
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|E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007||Shell small, subcircular to ovate, higher than long, infl ated. Sculpture of closely spaced, thin, low commarginal lamellae. Right valve with single cardinal tooth and small anterior and posterior lateral teeth, left valve with two cardinals, the anterior much larger and small anterior and posterior lateral teeth. Lunule narrow, lanceolate. Ligament short, curved, shallowly inset. Anterior adductor scar medium long, ventrally detached from pallial line for 1/3 of length. Pallial line thick, sometimes divided into rounded blocks.|