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Nucinella chipolana

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Taxonomy
Nucinella chipolana was named by Vokes (1985). Its type specimen is 398344, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is TU 999 - Farley Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Nucinella chipolana Vokes pp. 161-162 figs. text fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderSolemyidaNewell 1965
superfamilyManzanelloideaChronic 1952
familyManzanellidaeChronic 1952
genusNucinella
specieschipolana

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10f
Thickness: thinf
Reinforcement: nof
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: chemosymbioticf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2008-11-15 19:18:03
Modified: 2008-11-15 21:18:03
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Burdigalian or 20.44000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) Nucinella chipolana (type locality: 91536)