Lucinisca nuttalli Conrad 1837 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina (Myrtea) nuttallii, Lucina nuttalli, Lucinisca nuttallii, Phacoides (Lucinisca) nuttallii, Phacoides nuttalli, Phacoides nuttallii

Synonyms: Phacoides antecedens Arnold 1907, Phacoides nuttalli antecedens Arnold 1907

Belongs to Lucinisca according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Addicott 1959, Adegoke 1969, Beal 1948, Coan et al. 2000, Grant and Gale 1931, Moore 1988 and Powell 2008

Sister taxa: Lucina (Lucinisca) fausta, Lucina (Lucinisca) fluctivaga, Lucina (Lucinisca) varisculpta, Lucinisca bocasensis, Lucinisca calhounensis, Lucinisca centrifuga, Lucinisca costaricensis, Lucinisca cribrarius, Lucinisca fenestrata, Lucinisca hispaniolana, Lucinisca mirandana, Lucinisca muricata, Lucinisca nassula, Lucinisca protista

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (8 collections), United States (13: California)

• Pliocene of United States (14: California)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (3: California)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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