Nucula Lamarck 1799 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Parent taxon: Nuculidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, da Silva Forti 1969, del Rio 1992, Dockery 1982, Eames 1951, El Qot 2006, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Grant and Gale 1931, Hassan 1953, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Huber 2010, Islamoglu and Taner 1995, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Malumian et al. 1978, Marasti 1973, Moore 1976, Mukerjee 1939, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1967, Spencer et al. 2004, Stanton 1895, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992, Stilwell et al. 2004, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wienrich 1999, Woodring 1973 and Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Acila, Austronucula, Brevinucula, Condylonucula, Deshayesii, Economolopsis, Ennucula, Lacia, Manchurinucula, Microgloma, Neonucula, Nuculanella, Nuculavus, Nuculinae, Nuculoidea, Nuculoma, Nuculominae, Nuculopsis, Palaeonucula, Palaeonuculinae, Pectinucula, Phymodonucula, Similiconcha, Similoconcha, Sinonucula, Skyphoconcha, Trigonucula

Subtaxa: Nucula (Deminucula) Nucula (Gibbonucula) Nucula (Lamellinucula) Nucula (Leionucula) Nucula (Linucula) Nucula (Nucula) Nucula (Pronucula) Nucula (Rumptunucula) Nucula (Varinucula) Nucula acutula Nucula alcocki Nucula andersoni Nucula assiniboiensis Nucula athabaskensis Nucula bocconis Nucula brewsterensis Nucula calcicola Nucula cancellata Nucula cancellata Nucula carantana Nucula catalina Nucula certisinus Nucula chargensis Nucula complanata Nucula concinna Nucula cooperi Nucula cordata Nucula cossmanni Nucula costaeimbricatis Nucula crenulata Nucula crepida Nucula curvata Nucula darella Nucula delphinodonta Nucula dimidiata Nucula domandaensis Nucula eightsii Nucula etheridgei Nucula excavata Nucula expansa Nucula gabbi Nucula gabbiana Nucula goldfussii Nucula greppini Nucula hausmanni Nucula impressa Nucula inflata Nucula isosceles Nucula joanniswanneri Nucula karatsuensis Nucula lateralis Nucula latissima Nucula major Nucula mancorensis Nucula margaritifera Nucula martini Nucula matani Nucula mayeri Nucula micheleae Nucula monroensis Nucula morundiana Nucula munsteri Nucula narica Nucula nejdensis Nucula nitidosa Nucula nizenensis Nucula njalindungensis Nucula observatoria Nucula obtusa Nucula obtusa Nucula oppeliana Nucula orbicella Nucula ovata Nucula paboensis Nucula pectuncularis Nucula pilkeyi Nucula planimarginata Nucula prunicola Nucula pusilla Nucula rembangensis Nucula reticularis Nucula ripae Nucula rossiana Nucula rotunda Nucula schlosseri Nucula sedanensis Nucula semistriata Nucula shaleri Nucula simplex Nucula sinaria Nucula smithsoni Nucula solitaria Nucula speciosa Nucula stantoni Nucula stephana Nucula storrsi Nucula strigilata Nucula studeri Nucula subaequilatera Nucula subcuneata Nucula subnuda Nucula subovalis Nucula subserradensis Nucula subtransversa Nucula sundaica Nucula tallahalaensis Nucula taphria Nucula tatriana Nucula telleri Nucula tenuistriata Nucula tersior Nucula turgens Nucula variabilis Nucula vestigia Nucula vicksburgensis Nucula waikuraensis Nucula washingtonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Belgium (1), Brazil (5), Canada (3: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (2), France (1), Greenland (2), Italy (6), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (74: California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Belgium (8), Chile (5), Costa Rica (10), Ecuador (5), Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (11), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (7), the United Kingdom (8), United States (26: Alaska, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Argentina (7), Australia (3), Austria (2), Belgium (14), Bulgaria (7), Chile (4), Cyprus (1), Denmark (2), the Dominican Republic (2), France (1), Germany (20), Haiti (1), India (8), Indonesia (10), Italy (5), Japan (4), Morocco (6), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (16), Pakistan (3), Panama (13), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (8), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (65: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (3), Denmark (5), France (16), Germany (2), Greenland (2), Hungary (2), Japan (11), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (6), United States (53: Alaska, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Argentina (4), Australia (5), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), France (6), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Japan (5), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (4), Peru (3), the Russian Federation (7), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (8), the United Kingdom (30), United States (260: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (18), Argentina (23), Austria (1), Belgium (3), Denmark (7), Egypt (7), Germany (1), Greenland (1), India (1), Japan (1), Libya (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (63: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, New Jersey, Texas)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (9), Argentina (6), Australia (4), Austria (2), Canada (21: Alberta, Northwest Territories), Chile (2), Ecuador (1), Egypt (19), France (13), Germany (7), India (1), Iran (3), Israel (8), Italy (1), Japan (22), Jordan (2), Lebanon (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (3), Mozambique (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (11), Peru (1), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), Switzerland (8), Tunisia (1), USSR (14), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (259: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Yukon), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), France (6), Germany (1), Greenland (3), Indonesia (1), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Tanzania (3), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (9: Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Alaska)

• Triassic of Austria (7), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (3), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (8), Hungary (11), Indonesia (10), Italy (13), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Peru (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Turkey (3), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), United States (6: New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (3: Oklahoma)

• Desmoinesian of United States (12: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (1), United States (15: Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian of Brazil (3), Canada (1: Quebec), United States (23: New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Bolivia (1), Paraguay (1), United States (2: New York)

• Ordovician of Bolivia (1), Sweden (1)

• Arenig of France (1)

Total: 1708 collections including 2084 occurrences

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