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Pectinucula Quenstdet 1930 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16098

Alternative spelling: Nucula (Pectinucula)

Parent taxon: Nuculidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acila, Austronucula, Brevinucula, Condylonucula, Deshayesii, Economolopsis, Ennucula, Lacia, Microgloma, Neonucula, Nucula, Nuculanella, Nuculavus, Nuculinae, Nuculoidea, Nuculoma, Nuculominae, Nuculopsis, Palaeonucula, Palaeonuculinae, Similiconcha, Sinonucula, Trigonucula

Subtaxa: Nucula (Pectinucula) dowlingi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder