Nuculana Link 1807 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Synonyms: Crassoleda Savitskii 1969, Leda Schumacher 1817

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to T. J. Wild and J. D. Stilwell 2016

See also Bohm and Weisfermel 1913, Broglio Loriga et al. 1999, Camacho et al. 2000, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, DuBar 1958, Eames 1951, El Qot 2006, Faustman 1964, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1995, Gardner 1945, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Glenn 1904, Grant and Gale 1931, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Lintz 1958, Marasti 1973, Maxwell 1992, Moore 1969, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Bathyspinulinae, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, Dacromya, Ezonuculana, Glyptoleda, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Ledellinae, Ledoides, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculaninae, Nucundata, Orthoyoldia, Parayoldiella, Phestia, Phestiinae, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Spineilo, Veteranellinae, Xiaoshuiculana, Zealeda, Clidophorus

Subtaxa: Crassoleda crassatelloides Leda (Leda) Leda (Lembulus) Leda (Spinula) Leda alaeformis Leda barranca Leda borsoni Leda caudata Leda claviformis Leda cochlearella Leda cowlitzensis Leda decorata Leda dijki Leda elliptica Leda fabata Leda gabbi Leda lacryma Leda leia Leda lincolnensis Leda milleri Leda nitida Leda obolella Leda packardi Leda parkei Leda praeradiata Leda projecta Leda pygmaea Leda radiata Leda rangei Leda semistriata Leda stewardi Leda striatula Leda subquadrata Leda subtrigonalis Leda sulcellata Leda transversa Leda zelima Leda zitteli Nuculana (Costanuculana) Nuculana (Dacryomya) Nuculana (Nuculana) Nuculana (Politoleda) Nuculana (Praesaccella) Nuculana (Scaeoleda) Nuculana (Tenuileda) Nuculana (Thestyleda) Nuculana acuta Nuculana akidota Nuculana alpina Nuculana andrewi Nuculana antarctirostrata Nuculana asiatica Nuculana biangulata Nuculana chapmani Nuculana coelata Nuculana coelatella Nuculana concentrica Nuculana crassiparva Nuculana cultellus Nuculana cuneata Nuculana decora Nuculana dewalquei Nuculana doris Nuculana elmana Nuculana emarginata Nuculana etheridgei Nuculana excavata Nuculana fluvilutea Nuculana forcarti Nuculana fossa Nuculana gnomon Nuculana gracillima Nuculana jamaicensis Nuculana liciata Nuculana magna Nuculana mariae Nuculana miaocunensis Nuculana minima Nuculana minuta Nuculana moriyai Nuculana multilineata Nuculana orcutti Nuculana oxia Nuculana oxyrhyncha Nuculana parva Nuculana pernula Nuculana probellula Nuculana rostellata Nuculana rostratruncata Nuculana semen Nuculana semicrenulata Nuculana smithvillensis Nuculana socialis Nuculana spheniopsis Nuculana sphenopsis Nuculana thompsoni Nuculana timorensis Nuculana triangulata Nuculana trivitate Nuculana trumani Nuculana undulostriata Nuculana verrilliana Nuculana vexillata Nuculana virgo Nuculana vitrea Nuculana waterhousei Nuculana wautebbeana Nuculana wautubbeana Nuculana whitmani Nuculana willetti Nuculana williamettensis

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Type: Nuculana rostrata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (26: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario collections), Chile (1), Ecuador (1), Greenland (2), Iceland (1), India (2), Ireland (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), Peru (2), South Africa (2), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (55: Alaska, Florida, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (7), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Chile (1), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (4), Italy (3), Jamaica (3), Japan (8), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (1), United States (23: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), United States (3: Alaska)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (7), Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Chile (3), Colombia (14), Denmark (1), Ecuador (13), France (2), Germany (1), India (6), Iraq (1), Italy (2), Japan (4), Mexico (1), Morocco (3), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (18), Slovakia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (22: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington), Venezuela (1)

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

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (7), United States (34: Alaska, California, Mississippi, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Eocene of Argentina (3), Australia (4), France (1), Indonesia (1), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (5), United States (133: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (46), Austria (1), Denmark (5), Egypt (2), Germany (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (84: Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (9), Australia (2), Cameroon (1), Chile (1), China (3), Colombia (1), Ecuador (1), Egypt (11), France (3), Germany (6), Greenland (1), India (1), Indian Ocean (1), Israel (1), Italy (1), Japan (8), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (6), Poland (16), the Russian Federation (4), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), USSR (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (289: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (8), Canada (7: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (10), China (3), Denmark (8), France (1), Germany (14), Greenland (16), India (85), Japan (6), Kenya (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (7), Poland (1), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (5), Somalia (1), Spain (14), Switzerland (21), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: California)

• Triassic of Austria (29), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (6), Germany (1), Iran (10), Italy (14), Japan (4), New Zealand (2), Papua New Guinea (2), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (34: Nevada), Vietnam (5)

• Permian of Australia (5), the Russian Federation (3), Singapore (1), United States (1: Arizona)

• Virgilian of United States (2: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Pennsylvanian of Australia (1)

• Namurian of Australia (2)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Montana)

• Osagean of United States (2: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Canada (2: Alberta, Yukon), the United Kingdom (6), United States (8: Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia)

• Devonian of Australia (3), Brazil (3), Canada (3: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Quebec), China (2), Germany (1), Ghana (1), South Africa (6), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Uruguay (1)

• Silurian of China (1), Sweden (1)

Total: 1414 collections including 1724 occurrences

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