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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: Euheterodonta: Lucinoidea: Lucinidae

Anodontia alba Link, 1807

Range: 35.2°N to 9°N; 97°W to 61°W
Depth: 0 to 60 m (live 1 to 1 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 56.8  mm


Lucina edentula auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Loripinus edentula auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Anodontia alba Link, 1807
Pegophysema alba (Link, 1807) 
Lucina chrysostoma Philippi, 1845
Loripinus chrysostoma (Philippi, 1845) 
Cavilucina chrysostoma (Philippi, 1845) 
Pegophysema chrysostoma (Philippi, 1845) 
Lucina anatellinoides Reeve, 1850
Lucina malum Reeve, 1850
Lucina pila Reeve, 1850


Anodontia alba Link, 1807,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 35.2°N to 9°N; 97°W to 61°W
Depth: 0 to 60 m (live 1 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 56.8 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Texas; Mexico: Veracruz, Campeche Bank, Quintana Roo; Belize; Colombia: Isla San Andres; Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela: Isla Margarita; Bermuda, Bahamas: Abaco (Great or Little); Cuba: North Matanzas, Holguin; Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands: St. Thomas; Antigua, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia
References: Perry & Schwengel (1955) {M}; Springer & Bullis (1956) {D}; Rice & Kornicker (1965) D{W}; Jackson (1973) Ll; Vegas Torres (2004); Taylor & Glover (2005) NSEWM
Combining Genera:  Pegophysema

Lucina anatellinoides Reeve, 1850, 
Maximum Reported Size: 38.9 mm
References: Taylor & Glover (2005) sTM

Lucina chrysostoma Philippi, 1845, 
Attributed to: Meuschen
References: Taylor & Glover (2005) s
Combining Genera:  Cavilucina Loripinus Pegophysema

Lucina edentula auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
References: Taylor & Glover (2005) s
Comments: Misidentification; Linnaeus' taxon is a nomen dubium according to Taylor & Glover (2005).
Combining Genera:  Loripinus

Lucina malum Reeve, 1850, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Taylor & Glover (2005) s?

Lucina pila Reeve, 1850, 
Maximum Reported Size: 45 mm
References: Taylor & Glover (2005) sTM

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