Nucula Lamarck 1799 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

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

See also Coan et al. 2000, da Silva Forti 1969, del Rio 1992, Dockery 1982, Eames 1951, El Qot 2006, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Grant and Gale 1931, Hassan 1953, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Huber 2010, Islamoglu and Taner 1995, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Malumian et al. 1978, Marasti 1973, Moore 1976, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1967, Spencer et al. 2004, Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992, Stilwell et al. 2004, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wienrich 1999, Woodring 1973 and Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Acila, Austronucula, Brevinucula, Condylonucula, Deshayesii, Economolopsis, Ennucula, Lacia, Microgloma, Neonucula, Nuculanella, Nuculavus, Nuculinae, Nuculoidea, Nuculoma, Nuculominae, Nuculopsis, Palaeonucula, Palaeonuculinae, Pectinucula, Similiconcha, Sinonucula, Trigonucula

Subtaxa: Nucula (Deminucula) Nucula (Gibbonucula) Nucula (Lamellinucula) Nucula (Leionucula) Nucula (Linucula) Nucula (Nucula) Nucula (Pronucula) Nucula (Rumptunucula) Nucula (Varinucula) Nucula alcocki Nucula andersoni Nucula assiniboiensis Nucula athabaskensis Nucula brewsterensis Nucula calcicola Nucula cancellata Nucula cancellata Nucula catalina Nucula certisinus Nucula chargensis Nucula concinna Nucula cordata Nucula cossmanni Nucula costaeimbricatis Nucula crenulata Nucula crepida Nucula curvata Nucula darella Nucula delphinodonta Nucula domandaensis Nucula eightsii Nucula etheridgei Nucula expansa Nucula gabbiana Nucula greppini Nucula inflata Nucula lateralis Nucula latissima Nucula lineata Nucula major Nucula mancorensis Nucula margaritifera Nucula martini Nucula mayeri Nucula micheleae Nucula monroensis Nucula morundiana Nucula narica Nucula nejdensis Nucula nitidosa Nucula njalindungensis Nucula observatoria Nucula obtusa Nucula obtusa Nucula orbicella Nucula ovata Nucula paboensis Nucula pectuncularis Nucula pilkeyi Nucula planimarginata Nucula prunicola Nucula pusilla Nucula rembangensis Nucula reticularis Nucula ripae Nucula rossiana Nucula sedanensis Nucula semistriata Nucula shaleri Nucula simplex Nucula sinaria Nucula smithsoni Nucula stantoni Nucula stephana Nucula strigilata Nucula studeri Nucula subcuneata Nucula subovalis Nucula subtransversa Nucula tallahalaensis Nucula taphria Nucula tatriana Nucula tenuistriata Nucula tersior Nucula turgens Nucula variabilis Nucula vestigia Nucula vicksburgensis Nucula waikuraensis Nucula washingtonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (3 collections), Belgium (1), Brazil (5), Canada (3: Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario), Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (2), France (1), Greenland (2), Italy (4), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (71: California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Belgium (8), Chile (5), Costa Rica (11), Ecuador (5), Greece (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (11), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (7), the United Kingdom (8), United States (26: Alaska, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Argentina (7), Australia (3), Austria (2), Belgium (14), Bulgaria (7), Chile (4), Cyprus (1), Denmark (2), the Dominican Republic (2), France (1), Germany (20), Haiti (1), India (8), Indonesia (10), Italy (5), Japan (4), Morocco (6), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (16), Pakistan (3), Panama (13), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (8), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (64: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Argentina (3), Denmark (5), France (16), Germany (2), Greenland (2), Hungary (2), Japan (10), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (6), United States (49: Alaska, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Argentina (4), Australia (5), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), Croatia (1), Egypt (1), France (6), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Japan (5), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (4), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (8), the United Kingdom (30), United States (213: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (18), Argentina (23), Austria (1), Belgium (3), Denmark (7), Egypt (7), Germany (1), Greenland (1), India (1), Libya (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (57: Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, New Jersey, Texas)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (9), Argentina (6), Australia (4), Austria (2), Canada (21: Alberta, Northwest Territories), Chile (2), Ecuador (1), Egypt (19), France (13), Germany (7), India (1), Iran (3), Israel (8), Italy (1), Japan (22), Jordan (2), Lebanon (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (2), Mozambique (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (11), Peru (1), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (1), Switzerland (8), Tunisia (1), USSR (14), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (254: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Yukon), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), France (6), Germany (2), Greenland (3), Jordan (1), Kenya (2), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Tanzania (3), USSR (1), United States (9: Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic to Jurassic of United States (1: Alaska)

• Triassic of China (3), France (1), Germany (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Peru (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Serbia and Montenegro (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), United States (6: New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (3: Oklahoma)

• Desmoinesian of United States (12: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (2), United States (15: Alabama, Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian of Brazil (3), Canada (1: Quebec), United States (23: New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of Australia (1), Bolivia (1), Paraguay (1), United States (2: New York)

• Ordovician of Bolivia (1), Sweden (1)

• Arenig of France (1)

Total: 1581 collections including 1921 occurrences

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