The Subfamilies Lutrariinae and Darininae (Mollusca: Bivalvia)

  • Javier H. Signorelli


In this chapter, the species included in the subfamily Lutrariinae Gray, 1853 and Darininae Signorelli in Carter et al., 2011 represented in American marine waters are redescribed. In relation to Lutrariinae, Tresus is the only genus of the subfamily living in American waters. This genus includes three Pacific species: T. allomyax Coan and Valentich-Scott, 2000, T. capax (Gould, 1850) and T. nuttallii (Conrad, 1837). The subfamily Darininae is represented by the genus Darina Gray, 1853 in the southern tip of the American continent. This genus includes two living species: D. solenoides (King, 1832) and D. rustica Huber, 2010.


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