Nucula taphria Dall 1898 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Belongs to Nucula according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Nucula (Deminucula), Nucula (Gibbonucula), Nucula (Lamellinucula), Nucula (Leionucula), Nucula (Linucula), Nucula (Nucula), Nucula (Pronucula), Nucula (Rumptunucula), Nucula (Varinucula), Nucula alcocki, Nucula andersoni, Nucula assiniboiensis, Nucula athabaskensis, Nucula brewsterensis, Nucula calcicola, Nucula cancellata, Nucula cancellata, Nucula catalina, Nucula certisinus, Nucula chargensis, Nucula concinna, Nucula cooperi, Nucula cordata, Nucula cossmanni, Nucula costaeimbricatis, Nucula crenulata, Nucula crepida, Nucula curvata, Nucula darella, Nucula delphinodonta, Nucula domandaensis, Nucula eightsii, Nucula etheridgei, Nucula excavata, Nucula expansa, Nucula gabbiana, Nucula goldfussii, Nucula greppini, Nucula incrassata, Nucula inflata, Nucula isosceles, Nucula lateralis, Nucula latissima, Nucula major, Nucula mancorensis, Nucula margaritifera, Nucula martini, Nucula mayeri, Nucula micheleae, Nucula monroensis, Nucula morundiana, Nucula munsteri, Nucula narica, Nucula nejdensis, Nucula nitidosa, Nucula njalindungensis, Nucula observatoria, Nucula obtusa, Nucula obtusa, Nucula orbicella, Nucula ovata, Nucula paboensis, Nucula pectuncularis, Nucula pilkeyi, Nucula planimarginata, Nucula prunicola, Nucula pusilla, Nucula rembangensis, Nucula reticularis, Nucula ripae, Nucula rossiana, Nucula sedanensis, Nucula semistriata, Nucula shaleri, Nucula simplex, Nucula sinaria, Nucula smithsoni, Nucula speciosa, Nucula stantoni, Nucula stephana, Nucula strigilata, Nucula studeri, Nucula subcuneata, Nucula subovalis, Nucula subtransversa, Nucula tallahalaensis, Nucula tatriana, Nucula tenuistriata, Nucula tersior, Nucula turgens, Nucula variabilis, Nucula vestigia, Nucula vicksburgensis, Nucula waikuraensis, Nucula washingtonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Pliocene of United States (4: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of United States (10: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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