Opalocina majuscula Glover & Taylor, 2016


Bibliographic references

, . - Lucinidae of the Philippines: highest known diversity and ubiquity of chemosymbiotic bivalves from intertidal to bathyal depths (Mollusca: Bivalvia), in HEROS V., STRONG E. & BOUCHET P. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 29. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 208: 65-234

Type locality

Philippines, Bohol Island, Cortes, 9°41’N, 123°49’E, 160-210 m, fine sand and mud

Name-bearing type


Other specimens of the type series

PARATYPE(S) MNHN-IM-2000-26572

Other valuable specimens

CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1410
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1409
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1407
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1406
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1411
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1408
CITÉ(S) MNHN-IM-2016-1412


Mollusca 11
Bivalvia 11
Lucinidae 11
Opalocina 11

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Molluscs (IM) 11