Nucula (Nucula) declivis Hinds 1843 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combinations: Nucula (Linucula) declivis, Nucula declivis

Belongs to Nucula (Nucula) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2020

See also Coan and Valentich-Scott 2012, Huber 2010 and Keen 1971

Sister taxa: Nucula (Nucula) archiaci, Nucula (Nucula) bidorsata, Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis, Nucula (Nucula) capayensis, Nucula (Nucula) cooperi, Nucula (Nucula) cromata, Nucula (Nucula) donaciformis, Nucula (Nucula) fragilis, Nucula (Nucula) hanleyi, Nucula (Nucula) magnifica, Nucula (Nucula) mariae, Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis, Nucula (Nucula) mediavia, Nucula (Nucula) mirada, Nucula (Nucula) mixta, Nucula (Nucula) nitidula, Nucula (Nucula) nitidulaformis, Nucula (Nucula) nucleus, Nucula (Nucula) ovula, Nucula (Nucula) profundorum, Nucula (Nucula) proxima, Nucula (Nucula) schencki, Nucula (Nucula) sericea, Nucula (Nucula) smithvillensis, Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis, Nucula (Nucula) sulcata, Nucula (Nucula) tenuisculpta, Nucula (Nucula) townsendi, Nucula (Nucula) trigonula, Nucula (Nucula) vieta, Nucula (Nucula) vitis, Nucula (Nucula) zophos, Nucula (Nucula) zwierzyckii

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Mexico (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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