Poroleda Hutton 1893 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative spelling: Nuculana (Poroleda)

Synonym: Lamellileda Cotton 1930

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

See also Coan et al. 2000, Covacevich and Frassinetti 1986, Sepkoski 2002 and Spencer et al. 2004

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

Subtaxa: Lamellileda typica Poroleda lanceolata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Chile (2 collections)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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