Nucinella ovalina Cossmann 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Belongs to Nucinella according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

Sister taxa: Nucinella alleni, Nucinella calabra, Nucinella chipolana, Nucinella cincta, Nucinella dalli, Nucinella dobergensis, Nucinella dumasi, Nucinella glabra, Nucinella glabrata, Nucinella gunteri, Nucinella hedleyi, Nucinella laevigata, Nucinella liasina, Nucinella maxima, Nucinella microdus, Nucinella miliaris, Nucinella moarianus, Nucinella nakremi, Nucinella oregona, Nucinella ovalis, Nucinella pissarroi, Nucinella seguenzai, Nucinella serrei, Nucinella svalbardensis, Nucinella taylori, Nucinella viridula, Nucinella woodii, Nuculina pretiosa, Neopleurodon subdolus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jonchery-sur-Vesle, which is in a Thanetian terrestrial sandstone in the Châlons-sur-Vesle Formation of France

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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