Jupiteria Bellardi 1875 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

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

Synonym: Epacroleda Savitskii 1969

Parent taxon: Nuculaninae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Coan et al. 2000, Hayward 1972, Huber 2010, Marwick 1931, Maxwell 1992, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1973

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

Subtaxa: Epacroleda epacris Jupiteria (Surojupiteria) Jupiteria aipeia Jupiteria concava Jupiteria solida Jupiteria subtumida Leda (Jupiteria) bowdenensis Leda (Jupiteria) duerdeni Nuculana (Jupiteria) asiatica Nuculana (Jupiteria) cellulita Nuculana (Jupiteria) delliana Nuculana (Jupiteria) elenensis Nuculana (Jupiteria) kapua Nuculana (Jupiteria) karaka Nuculana (Jupiteria) kouhaiensis Nuculana (Jupiteria) leachi Nuculana (Jupiteria) nugax Nuculana (Jupiteria) penderi Nuculana (Jupiteria) prisca Nuculana (Jupiteria) totangiensis Nuculana (Jupiteria) uawa

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Type: Jupiteria concava

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), Ecuador (1), Panama (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (3)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of New Zealand (4), Panama (2)

• Oligocene of Panama (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (1), New Zealand (4), Poland (1), United States (43: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Australia (2), New Zealand (30), United States (7: California, Colorado, South Dakota)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (4)

Total: 122 collections including 128 occurrences

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