Xiaoshuiculana Chen 1983 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: J. H. Chen. 1983. Xiaoshuiculana name, in Veteranellinae, a new subfamily of Nuculanidae (Bivalvia), with the classificatory significance of ornamentations in Palaeotaxodonta. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22:622

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to Z. J. Fang et al. 2009

See also Chen 1983 and Ros-Franch et al. 2014

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, Veteranella, Veteranellinae, Clidophorus

Subtaxa: Xiaoshuiculana elegansa Xiaoshuiculana tozeri

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Type: Reticulana elegansa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (1 collection), Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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