Nucula (Leionucula) vokesi Moore 1976 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Full reference: E. J. Moore. 1976. Oligocene marine mollusks from the Pittsburg Bluff Formation in Oregon. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 922:1-66

Belongs to Nucula (Leionucula) according to E. J. Moore 1976

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

Type specimen: USGS 18638, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (6: Oregon collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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