Dacromya Agassiz 1840 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative spelling: Dacryomya

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to M. Hautmann et al. 2015

See also Agrawal and Kachhara 1979, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Bathyspinulinae, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, 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: Dacromya chetaensis Dacryomya elongata Dacryomya kiparisovae Dacryomya peculiaris Dacryomya polaris Dacryomya skorochodi Dacryomya tarua

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1 collection)

• Jurassic of India (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (7), Spain (1), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of China (2), Papua New Guinea (2), the Russian Federation (16), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 37 collections including 38 occurrences

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