Nuculopsis Girty 1912 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative spelling: Nucula (Nuculopsis)

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1912. On some new genera and species of Pennsylvanian fossils from the Wewoka Formation of Oklahoma. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 21(2):119-156

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

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1973

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

Subtaxa: Nuculopsis (Nuculopsis) Nuculopsis alta Nuculopsis anthraconeiloides Nuculopsis beyrichi Nuculopsis cornutus Nuculopsis darlingensis Nuculopsis elongata Nuculopsis fujianensis Nuculopsis girtyi Nuculopsis glendonensis Nuculopsis imperta Nuculopsis leiyangensis Nuculopsis lipoensis Nuculopsis montpelierensis Nuculopsis oviformis Nuculopsis pidhensis Nuculopsis poposiensis Nuculopsis rectangula Nuculopsis salebrosus Nuculopsis setorymensis Nuculopsis shumardana Nuculopsis shumardensis Nuculopsis triangularis Nuculopsis trivialis Nuculopsis wewokana Nuculopsis wymmensis Nuculopsis yangtzeensis Nuculopsis yuani

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Japan (1)

• Triassic of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Leonard of United States (2: Idaho, Montana)

• Permian to Triassic of India (1)

• Permian of Australia (11), China (42), Germany (1), Greece (1), India (2), Japan (5), Lithuania (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (6), Oman (1), Pakistan (5), the Russian Federation (20), Tunisia (8), United States (46: Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (17: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (36: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Kentucky)

• Chesterian of United States (4: Ohio, West Virginia)

• Osagean of United States (3: Indiana, Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Canada (1: Alberta), China (1), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (24), United States (43: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Australia (3), Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (1), Libya (1)

Total: 313 collections including 365 occurrences

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