Cucullaea ellioti Zinsmeister and Macellari 1988 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae

Belongs to Cucullaea according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Cucullaea (Cucullastis), Cucullaea (Cucullona), Cucullaea (Idonearca), Cucullaea (Latiarca), Cucullaea adelaidensis, Cucullaea alta, Cucullaea auriculifera, Cucullaea chilensis, Cucullaea cordiformis, Cucullaea corioensis, Cucullaea equidens, Cucullaea erda, Cucullaea farsensis, Cucullaea freia, Cucullaea gabbi, Cucullaea gigantea, Cucullaea granulosa, Cucullaea harttii, Cucullaea isolda, Cucullaea labiata, Cucullaea laubei, Cucullaea lirata, Cucullaea littlei, Cucullaea macerata, Cucullaea marshalli, Cucullaea mathewsonii, Cucullaea minchinhamptonensis, Cucullaea monodi, Cucullaea morani, Cucullaea multicostata, Cucullaea pachygastris, Cucullaea pamotanensis, Cucullaea patagonensis, Cucullaea perijana, Cucullaea ponderosa, Cucullaea seisiana, Cucullaea sindangbaranensis, Cucullaea striatiumbonata, Cucullaea subglabra, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea truncata, Cucullaea tschapitana, Cucullaea worthingtoni, Cucullaea youngi, Cucullea aspasia, Cucullea auingeri, Cucullea polyglypha, Cucullea rugosa, Idonearca deatsvillensis, Idonearca kingsensis, Idonearca murrayi, Idonearca powersi

Type specimen: USNM 404838

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Antarctica (16 collections)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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