Nuculoma Cossmann 1907 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative spelling: Nucula (Nuculoma)

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Le Renard 1993, Mikkelsen 2006, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Nucula (Nuculoma) bisulcata Nuculoma castor Nuculoma tsvetkoviensis Nuculoma variabilis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Miocene of Belgium (1 collection), Germany (25)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (1)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (19), Greenland (7), India (58), Madagascar (4), the Russian Federation (11), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (2), United States (3: Nevada)

Total: 152 collections including 159 occurrences

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