Nuculana (Saccella) rakhiensis Eames 1951 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1951. A Contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: B. Description of the Lamellibranchia from standard sections in the Rakni Nala and Zinda Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 235:311-482

Belongs to Nuculana (Saccella) according to F. E. Eames 1951

Sister taxa: Nuculana (Saccella) andrewi, Nuculana (Saccella) arowhana, Nuculana (Saccella) bolivarensis, Nuculana (Saccella) chaneyi, Nuculana (Saccella) costulata, Nuculana (Saccella) crassatelloides, Nuculana (Saccella) gabbii, Nuculana (Saccella) galeottiana, Nuculana (Saccella) gnomon, Nuculana (Saccella) gracillima, Nuculana (Saccella) hamata, Nuculana (Saccella) hondana, Nuculana (Saccella) karlmartini, Nuculana (Saccella) nolfi, Nuculana (Saccella) pakistanica, Nuculana (Saccella) parva, Nuculana (Saccella) pseudoscissurata, Nuculana (Saccella) punjabensis, Nuculana (Saccella) semibistriata, Nuculana (Saccella) silvestris, Nuculana (Saccella) soriensis, Nuculana (Saccella) striata, Nuculana (Saccella) umboniinflata, Nuculana (Saccella) waikohuensis, Saccella acrita, Saccella acuminata, Saccella acuticauda, Saccella balboae, Saccella canonica, Saccella catasarca, Saccella charanica, Saccella chiriquiana, Saccella davidana, Saccella davilae, Saccella eburnea, Saccella fabalis, Saccella fastigata, Saccella fontinalis, Saccella hokkaidoensis, Saccella incognita, Saccella maxwelli, Saccella miradorana, Saccella ornata, Saccella packardi, Saccella parva, Saccella peltella, Saccella peruviana, Saccella phlyctaena, Saccella quercollis, Saccella semiteres, Saccella subcerata, Saccella taphria, Saccella tenellula, Saccella vagans, Saccella vulgaris, Saccella westendorpi, Sacella atakta

Type specimen: L. 79842, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.1986, Rakhi Nala, which is in a Bartonian marine shale in the Drazinda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Nuculana (Saccella) rakhiensis in the database

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