Palaeonucula Quenstedt 1930 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative spellings: Nucula (Palaeonucula), Nuculoma (Palaeonucula), Nuculopsis (Palaeonucula)

Parent taxon: Nuculidae according to A. N├╝tzel and A. Kaim 2014

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Hayami and Kase 1977, Marwick 1953, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Nucula (Palaeonucula) cuneiformis Nucula (Palaeonucula) putiensis Nuculopsis (Palaeonucula) waltoni Palaeonucula aldanensis Palaeonucula biacuta Palaeonucula hammeri Palaeonucula lunulata Palaeonucula misolensis Palaeonucula navis Palaeonucula prisca Palaeonucula qingyanensis Palaeonucula qujiangensis Palaeonucula strigilata Palaeonucula subobliqua Palaeonucula subrotundata Palaeonucula tulongensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections), Japan (3), Lebanon (1)

• Jurassic of Canada (10: British Columbia), Chile (1), China (3), Ethiopia (2), France (10), Germany (35), India (123), Japan (6), Kenya (1), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (12), Morocco (10), New Zealand (7), Poland (5), Portugal (8), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (22), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (7), Spain (6), Switzerland (23), Tunisia (12), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (42), Vietnam (1), Yemen (14)

• Triassic of Chile (1), China (29), Germany (5), Hungary (4), Indonesia (1), Iran (10), Italy (39), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (13), Spain (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of China (1), Mexico (2)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Ohio)

Total: 486 collections including 575 occurrences

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