Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis Olsson 1922

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combination: Nucula cahuitensis

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Nucula (Nucula) according to W. P. Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Nucula (Nucula) archiaci, Nucula (Nucula) cromata, Nucula (Nucula) declivis, Nucula (Nucula) donaciformis, Nucula (Nucula) fragilis, Nucula (Nucula) hanleyi, Nucula (Nucula) magnifica, Nucula (Nucula) mariae, Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis, Nucula (Nucula) mediavia, Nucula (Nucula) mirada, Nucula (Nucula) mixta, Nucula (Nucula) nitidula, Nucula (Nucula) nitidulaformis, Nucula (Nucula) nucleus, Nucula (Nucula) ovula, Nucula (Nucula) profundorum, Nucula (Nucula) proxima, Nucula (Nucula) schencki, Nucula (Nucula) sericea, Nucula (Nucula) smithvillensis, Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis, Nucula (Nucula) sulcata, Nucula (Nucula) tenuisculpta, Nucula (Nucula) townsendi, Nucula (Nucula) trigonula, Nucula (Nucula) vieta, Nucula (Nucula) zophos, Nucula (Nucula) zwierzyckii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saury Creek, which is in a Pliocene marine siliciclastic in Costa Rica

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Haiti (1), Panama (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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