Nucula (Acila) yakatagensis Clark 1932 (divaricate nutclam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Full reference: B. L. Clark. 1932. Fauna of the Poul and Yakataga Formations (Upper Oligocene) of Southern Alaska. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 43:797-846

Belongs to Nucula (Acila) according to B. L. Clark 1932

Sister taxa: Acila (Acila), Acila (Truncacila), Acila gabbiana, Acila lajollaensis, Acila nehalemensis, Acila paita, Acila plura, Nucula (Acila) ermanni, Nucula (Acila) hamiltonensis, Nucula (Acila) mirabilis, Nucula (Acila) nelsoni, Nucula (Acila) pugetensis, Nucula (Acila) stillwaterensis

Type specimen: UCMP 30393, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3871, Johnson Creek, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene marine sandstone in the Poul Creek Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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