Mya (Arenomya) nucleoides Wilckens 1911 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

Alternative combinations: Panopea (Panopea) nucleoides, Panopea nucleoides

Belongs to Mya (Arenomya) according to J. D. Stilwell and W. J. Zinsmeister 1992

See also Pugaczewska 1984

Sister taxa: Mya (Arenomya) arenaria, Mya (Arenomya) grewingki, Mya (Arenomya) marujamensis, Mya (Arenomya) profundior, Mya (Arenomya) ugolnensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (11)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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