Nucula (Nucula) nucleus Linnaeus 1758 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combinations: Arca nucleus, Nucula nucleus

Belongs to Nucula (Nucula) according to M. Huber 2010

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Nucula (Nucula) archiaci, Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis, Nucula (Nucula) cromata, Nucula (Nucula) declivis, Nucula (Nucula) donaciformis, Nucula (Nucula) fragilis, Nucula (Nucula) hanleyi, Nucula (Nucula) magnifica, Nucula (Nucula) mariae, Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis, Nucula (Nucula) mediavia, Nucula (Nucula) mirada, Nucula (Nucula) mixta, Nucula (Nucula) nitidula, Nucula (Nucula) nitidulaformis, Nucula (Nucula) ovula, Nucula (Nucula) profundorum, Nucula (Nucula) proxima, Nucula (Nucula) schencki, Nucula (Nucula) sericea, Nucula (Nucula) smithvillensis, Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis, Nucula (Nucula) sulcata, Nucula (Nucula) tenuisculpta, Nucula (Nucula) townsendi, Nucula (Nucula) trigonula, Nucula (Nucula) vieta, Nucula (Nucula) zophos, Nucula (Nucula) zwierzyckii

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), France (1), Greenland (2), Italy (3), the Netherlands (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Greece (1), the United Kingdom (8)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (5), Germany (16), Italy (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (4), Slovakia (3)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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