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Radiolucina amianta (Dall 1901)

Radiolucina amianta

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Lucina amiantus, or the decorated lucine, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Lucinidae. [1]

It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Brazil.[2]

References

  1. ^ MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Radiolucina amianta (Dall, 1901). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=464261 on 2021-05-16
  2. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 48.
  • Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College
  • Taylor J. & Glover E. (2021). Biology, evolution and generic review of the chemosymbiotic bivalve family Lucinidae. London: The Ray Society
  • Garfinkle E. A. R. (2012) A review of North American Recent Radiolucina (Bivalvia, Lucinidae) with the description of a new species. ZooKeys 205: 19–31

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Radiolucina amianta: Brief Summary

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Lucina amiantus, or the decorated lucine, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Lucinidae.

It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from North Carolina to the West Indies and Brazil.

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Description

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Shell shape. Subovate, extended anteriorly and posteriorly, length longer than height, slightly inflated; maximum length: 6.0 mm, maximum height: 6.0 mm. Sculpture and color. About 11 (n=2) non-bifurcating radial ribs, overlain by thin commarginal lamellae that continue through interspaces, producing a reticulate pattern; occasional intercalary ribs present; interspaces shallow, thin towards beak and progressively widening ventrally; anterior and posterior ends smooth with fine commarginal striae, posterior sometimes with spines of varying heights protruding from shell; inner shell margin finely crenulate; interior color tan, shiny. Hinge. Hinge plate thick, curved on either side of cardinal teeth; beaks prosogyrate; cardinal teeth small, right valve posterior tooth thin, anterior tooth thick, left valve middle tooth wide; lateral teeth large, posterior tooth vertical, anterior tooth horizontal; ligament sunken above cardinal teeth. Adductor scars and pallial line. Pallial line continuous; anterior adductor scar long, narrow, diverging from pallial line for about a quarter of its length; posterior adductor scar small, wide, pallial line joins at most ventral point.
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Distribution

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Western Atlantic from North Carolina to Florida, West Indies, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Central America, South America south to Uruguay (Mikkelsen and Bieler 2007).
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