Nucula (Nucula) cooperi Dickerson 1913 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combination: Nucula cooperi

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1913. Fauna of the Eocene at Marysville Buttes, California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 7(12):257-298

Belongs to Nucula (Nucula) according to E. J. Moore 1983

See also Dickerson 1913

Sister taxa: Nucula (Nucula) archiaci, Nucula (Nucula) bidorsata, Nucula (Nucula) cahuitensis, Nucula (Nucula) capayensis, Nucula (Nucula) cromata, Nucula (Nucula) declivis, Nucula (Nucula) donaciformis, Nucula (Nucula) fragilis, Nucula (Nucula) hanleyi, Nucula (Nucula) magnifica, Nucula (Nucula) mariae, Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis, Nucula (Nucula) mediavia, Nucula (Nucula) mirada, Nucula (Nucula) mixta, Nucula (Nucula) nitidula, Nucula (Nucula) nitidulaformis, Nucula (Nucula) nucleus, Nucula (Nucula) ovula, Nucula (Nucula) profundorum, Nucula (Nucula) proxima, Nucula (Nucula) schencki, Nucula (Nucula) sericea, Nucula (Nucula) smithvillensis, Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis, Nucula (Nucula) sulcata, Nucula (Nucula) tenuisculpta, Nucula (Nucula) townsendi, Nucula (Nucula) trigonula, Nucula (Nucula) vieta, Nucula (Nucula) vitis, Nucula (Nucula) zophos, Nucula (Nucula) zwierzyckii

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP loc1853, Marysville Buttes, which is in a Ypresian marine horizon in the Capay Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (3: California)

• Paleocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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