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Poroleda Hutton 1893 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16104

Alternative spelling: Nuculana (Poroleda)

Synonym: Lamellileda Cotton 1930 (taxon 86241)

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

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

Subtaxa: Lamellileda typica, Poroleda lanceolata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder