Nucinella woodii Dall 1898 (Wood's Little Nut Clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Alternative combination: Pleurodon woodii

Synonyms: Nucinella adamsi Dall 1898, Nucinella subdolus Strong and Hertlein 1937, Pleurodon adamsi Dall 1898

Belongs to Nucinella according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Vokes 1956, Vokes 1985 and Woodring 1982

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 miliaris, Nucinella moarianus, Nucinella nakremi, Nucinella oregona, Nucinella ovalina, Nucinella ovalis, Nucinella pissarroi, Nucinella seguenzai, Nucinella serrei, Nucinella svalbardensis, Nucinella taylori, Nucinella viridula, Nuculina pretiosa, Neopleurodon subdolus

Type specimens:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Panama (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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