Acutispinula Filatova and Schileyko 1984 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative spelling: Bathyspinula (Acutispinula)

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to P. M. Mikkelsen 2006

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Spencer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Acilana, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Bathyspinulinae, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, Dacromya, Ezonuculana, Glyptoleda, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Ledellinae, Ledoides, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculana, Nuculaninae, Nucundata, Orthoyoldia, Parayoldiella, Phestia, Phestiinae, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Spineilo, Veteranellinae, Xiaoshuiculana, Zealeda, Clidophorus

Subtaxa: Bathyspinula (Acutispinula) calcar

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Acutispinula in the database

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