Nucula catalina Olsson 1930 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Nucula according to A. A. Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Nucula (Deminucula), Nucula (Gibbonucula), Nucula (Lamellinucula), Nucula (Leionucula), Nucula (Linucula), Nucula (Nucula), Nucula (Pronucula), Nucula (Rumptunucula), Nucula (Varinucula), Nucula acutula, Nucula alcocki, Nucula andersoni, Nucula assiniboiensis, Nucula athabaskensis, Nucula bocconis, Nucula brewsterensis, Nucula calcicola, Nucula cancellata, Nucula cancellata, Nucula carantana, Nucula certisinus, Nucula chargensis, Nucula complanata, Nucula concinna, Nucula cooperi, Nucula cordata, Nucula cossmanni, Nucula costaeimbricatis, Nucula crenulata, Nucula crepida, Nucula curvata, Nucula darella, Nucula delphinodonta, Nucula dimidiata, Nucula domandaensis, Nucula eightsii, Nucula etheridgei, Nucula excavata, Nucula expansa, Nucula gabbiana, Nucula goldfussii, Nucula greppini, Nucula hausmanni, Nucula incrassata, Nucula inflata, Nucula isosceles, Nucula karatsuensis, Nucula lateralis, Nucula latissima, Nucula major, Nucula mancorensis, Nucula margaritifera, Nucula martini, Nucula matani, Nucula mayeri, Nucula micheleae, Nucula monroensis, Nucula morundiana, Nucula munsteri, Nucula narica, Nucula nejdensis, Nucula nitidosa, Nucula nizenensis, Nucula njalindungensis, Nucula observatoria, Nucula obtusa, Nucula obtusa, Nucula oppeliana, Nucula orbicella, Nucula ovata, Nucula paboensis, Nucula pectuncularis, Nucula pilkeyi, Nucula planimarginata, Nucula prunicola, Nucula pusilla, Nucula rembangensis, Nucula reticularis, Nucula ripae, Nucula rossiana, Nucula rotunda, Nucula schlosseri, Nucula sedanensis, Nucula semistriata, Nucula shaleri, Nucula simplex, Nucula sinaria, Nucula smithsoni, Nucula speciosa, Nucula stantoni, Nucula stephana, Nucula strigilata, Nucula studeri, Nucula subcuneata, Nucula subnuda, Nucula subovalis, Nucula subtransversa, Nucula tallahalaensis, Nucula taphria, Nucula tatriana, Nucula tenuistriata, Nucula tersior, Nucula turgens, Nucula variabilis, Nucula vestigia, Nucula vicksburgensis, Nucula waikuraensis, Nucula washingtonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Talara Shale, Talara Fm - Quebrada Barrancas, which is in a Bartonian offshore shale in the Talara Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Talara Shale, Talara Fm - Quebrada Barrancas

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