Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
Key morphological features: Shells shape is somewhere between irregularly circular to oval. External ornamentation can include ribbing alternating between strong and weak variations. Some modern lucinids house chemosymbiotic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria.
MOBILITY: Mobile (burrow)
FEEDING MODE: Suspension Feeder
Cox, L. R. et al. 1969. Bivalvia, in R. C. Moore ed., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part N, Mollusca 6, Volume 2. The University of Kansas and Geological Society of America. 1224 pp.