Nuculoidea Williams and Berger 1916 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Parent taxon: Nuculidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Cox et al. 1969, Mikkelsen 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Nuculoidea corbuliformis Nuculoidea opima

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Jurassic of France (1 collection)

• Devonian of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Brazil (4), China (15), Libya (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (234: Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New York), Vietnam (2)

• Silurian of China (1), Sweden (8), United States (2: New York)

• Ordovician of China (2)

Total: 281 collections including 288 occurrences

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