Nuculana (Nuculana) minuta Müller 1776 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative combination: Leda minuta

Synonyms: Leda minuta praecursor Arnold 1903, Nuculana (Nuculana) minuta praecursor Arnold 1903, Nuculana praecursor Arnold 1903

Belongs to Nuculana (Nuculana) according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Arnold 1903, Moore 1983 and Schenck 1945

Sister taxa: Nuculana (Nuculana) arenicola, Nuculana (Nuculana) confusa, Nuculana (Nuculana) elongorostrata, Nuculana (Nuculana) extenuata, Nuculana (Nuculana) fossa, Nuculana (Nuculana) hamata, Nuculana (Nuculana) leonina, Nuculana (Nuculana) naibandensis, Nuculana (Nuculana) navisa, Nuculana (Nuculana) odiyamensis, Nuculana (Nuculana) senni, Nuculana (Nuculana) tenuisulcata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador collection), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Alaska, California)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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