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Gigantocyclus Termier and Termier 1977 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17685

Full reference: H. Termier and G. Termier. 1977. Paléontologie des Invertébrés, in Monographie paléontologique des affleurements permiens du Djebel Tebaga (Sud Tunisien). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 156(1-3):25-99

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Parvilucina, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pseudomiltha, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Gigantocyclus zidensis

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Type: Gigantocyclus zidensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic