Nucula (Palaeonucula) cuneiformis Sowerby 1840 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Alternative combination: Nucula cuneiformis

Belongs to Nucula (Palaeonucula) according to J. Marwick 1953

Sister taxa: Nucula (Palaeonucula) putiensis, Nuculopsis (Palaeonucula) waltoni, Palaeonucula aldanensis, Palaeonucula biacuta, Palaeonucula hammeri, Palaeonucula lunulata, Palaeonucula misolensis, Palaeonucula navis, Palaeonucula prisca, Palaeonucula qingyanensis, Palaeonucula qujiangensis, Palaeonucula strigilata, Palaeonucula subobliqua, Palaeonucula subrotundata, Palaeonucula tulongensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2 collections), India (102), Madagascar (2), New Zealand (3), Saudi Arabia (22), Somalia (7)

Total: 138 collections each including a single occurrence

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