Nucula (Lamellinucula) iphigenia Dall 1896 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combinations: Nucula (Nucula) iphigenia, Nucula iphigenia

Belongs to Nucula (Lamellinucula) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Keen 1971 and Olsson 1942

Sister taxa: Nucula (Lamellinucula) carlottensis, Nucula (Lamellinucula) comta, Nucula (Lamellinucula) costacallistiformis, Nucula (Lamellinucula) depressilunulata, Nucula (Lamellinucula) exigua, Nucula (Lamellinucula) hartvigiana, Nucula (Lamellinucula) jeffreysi, Nucula (Lamellinucula) kennedyi, Nucula (Lamellinucula) minor, Nucula (Lamellinucula) pakistanica, Nucula (Lamellinucula) sculpturata, Nucula (Lamellinucula) semiornata, Nucula (Lamellinucula) soriensis, Nucula (Lamellinucula) tamatavica, Nucula (Lamellinucula) trigonica

Subtaxa: Nucula iphigenia azulensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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