Nuculana (Politoleda) forcarti Jung 1965 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: P. Jung. 1965. Miocene Mollusca from the Paraguana Peninsula, Venezuela. Bulletins of American Paleontology 49(223):389-652

Belongs to Nuculana (Politoleda) according to P. Jung 1965

Sister taxon: Politoleda polita

Type specimen: NMB G11261, a shell.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Nuculana (Politoleda) forcarti in the database

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