Ledina Dall 1898

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative spellings: Jupiteria (Ledina), Leda (Ledina)

Parent taxon: Nuculaninae according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

See also Gardner 1945, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1939

Sister taxa: Adrana, Comitileda, Culunana, Jupiteria, Pseudoportlandia

Subtaxa: Jupiteria (Ledina) duttonae Ledina smirna

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Distribution:

• Miocene of Cyprus (1 collection)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (22), Mexico (4), New Zealand (6), the Russian Federation (1), United States (10: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (4)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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