Nucinella miliaris Deshayes 1829 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Alternative combinations: Nucula miliaris, Nuculina miliaris

Synonym: Nuculina suessoniensis Watelet 1870

Belongs to Nucinella according to M. Glibert 1985

See also Vokes 1956 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Nucinella alleni, Nucinella calabra, Nucinella chipolana, Nucinella cincta, Nucinella dalli, Nucinella dobergensis, Nucinella dumasi, Nucinella giribeti, Nucinella glabra, Nucinella glabrata, Nucinella gunteri, Nucinella hedleyi, Nucinella laevigata, Nucinella liasina, Nucinella maxima, Nucinella microdus, Nucinella moarianus, Nucinella nakremi, Nucinella oregona, Nucinella ovalina, Nucinella ovalis, Nucinella pissarroi, Nucinella seguenzai, Nucinella serrei, Nucinella svalbardensis, Nucinella taylori, Nucinella viridula, Nucinella woodii, Nuculina pretiosa, Neopleurodon subdolus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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