Veteranella (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Synonyms: Glyptoleda (Menucula) Guo 1988, Menucula Guo 1988

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to S. Ros-Franch et al. 2014

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Chen et al. 1983, Fang et al. 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, Dacromya, Ezonuculana, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Ledellinae, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculana, Nuculaninae, Orthoyoldia, Phestia, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Skyphoconcha, Spineilo, Veteranellinae, Xiaoshuiculana, Clidophorus

Subtaxa: Glyptoleda (Menucula) venusta Veteranella (Glyptoleda) Veteranella (Ledoides) Veteranella (Nucundata) Veteranella jinjiensis Veteranella reidi Veteranella strenua

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Type: Veteranella strenua

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection)

• Triassic of China (1)

• Permian of Australia (19), China (1), Nepal (1), New Zealand (9), the Russian Federation (11)

Total: 43 collections including 59 occurrences

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