Leionucula gabbi Stanton 1895 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combination: Nucula gabbi

Full reference: T. W. Stanton. 1895. Contributions to the Cretaceous paleontology of the Pacific coast. : The fauna of the Knoxville. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 133:1-132

Belongs to Leionucula according to A. Kaim et al. 2014

See also Anderson 1938 and Stanton 1895

Sister taxa: Leionucula albensis, Leionucula astricta, Leionucula ehrlichi, Leionucula laevigata, Leionucula palaioanaxea, Leionucula punjabensis, Leionucula rakhiensis, Leionucula superba, Nucula (Leionucula) barrosi, Nucula (Leionucula) birchi, Nucula (Leionucula) grandis, Nucula (Leionucula) hunickeni, Nucula (Leionucula) mozambensis, Nucula (Leionucula) nova, Nucula (Leionucula) palmeri, Nucula (Leionucula) patagonica, Nucula (Leionucula) postangulata, Nucula (Leionucula) subaraucana, Nucula (Leionucula) suboblonga, Nucula (Leionucula) vokesi, Nucula cunifrons, Ennucula (Lissanucula) hilli

Type specimen: USNM 23047

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of United States (3: California collections)

• Jurassic of United States (2: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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