Nucinella ovalis Wood 1840 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Alternative combination: Pleurodon ovalis

Belongs to Nucinella according to Wood 1851

Sister taxa: Nucinella alleni, Nucinella calabra, Nucinella chipolana, Nucinella cincta, Nucinella dalli, Nucinella dobergensis, Nucinella dumasi, Nucinella giribeti, 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 ovalina, Nucinella pissarroi, Nucinella seguenzai, Nucinella serrei, Nucinella svalbardensis, Nucinella taylori, Nucinella viridula, Nucinella woodii, Nuculina pretiosa, Neopleurodon subdolus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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