Nucula (Lamellinucula) kennedyi Zinsmeister 1983 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Full reference: W. J. Zinsmeister. 1983. New Late Paleocene molluscs from the Simi Hills, Ventura County, Califonia. Journal of Paleontology 57(6):1282-1303

Belongs to Nucula (Lamellinucula) according to W. J. Zinsmeister 1983

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

Type specimen: UC 6683/3, a shell. Its type locality is Simi Hills, Las Virgenes Sandstone, which is in a Thanetian coastal sandstone in the Las Virgenes Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Simi Hills, Las Virgenes Sandstone

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