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Nucularca cingulata Ulrich 1879 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nucularcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 112897

Alternative combinations: Ctenodonta cingulata, Tellinomya cingulata

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich. 1879. Descriptions of new genera and species of fossils from the Lower Silurian about Cincinnati. Journal of Cincinnati Society of Natural History 2(1):8-30

Belongs to Nucularca according to J. Pojeta and C. A. Stott 2007

Sister taxa: Nucularca gorensis, Nucularca lorrainensis, Nucularca pectunculoides

Type specimen: USNM 46126, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 17.2 x 17.4