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Cavilucina Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17452

Alternative spellings: Miltha (Cavilucina), Phacoides (Cavilucina)

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

Sister taxa: Callucina, Callucinopsis, Epilucina, Hadralucina, Here, Linga, Loripes, Lucina, Luciniola, Lucinisca, Megaxinus, Mesolinga, Nevenulora, Phacoides, Plastomiltha, Recurvella, Saxolucina, Stewartia, Volupia

Subtaxa: Cavilucina (Cavilucina), Cavilucina (Mesomiltha)

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Type: Lucina sulcata

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic