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Calorhadia Stewart 1930 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16021

Full reference: R. B. Stewart. 1930. Gabb's California Cretaceous and Tertiary type lamellibranchs. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Special Publication 3:1-314

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Costelloleda, Dacromya, Eleganuculana, Ezonuculana, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Ledellinae, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculana, Nuculaninae, Orthoyoldia, Phestia, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Spineilo, Veteranella, Veteranellinae, Clidophorus

Subtaxa: Calorhadia (Calorhadia), Calorhadia aequalis, Calorhadia albirupina, Calorhadia bella, Calorhadia compsa, Calorhadia equalis, Calorhadia opulenta, Calorhadia reginajacksonis, Calorhadia semen

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Type: Leda pharcida

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder