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Cucullea rugosa Münster 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Cucullaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 269939

Alternative combination: Arca rugosa

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Cucullea according to G. C. Laube 1865

Sister taxa: Arca (Cucullaea) intermedia, Cucullaea (Cucullastis), Cucullaea (Cucullona), Cucullaea (Cyphoxis), Cucullaea (Idonearca), Cucullaea (Latiarca), Cucullaea adelaidensis, Cucullaea alta, Cucullaea auriculifera, Cucullaea chilensis, Cucullaea cordiformis, Cucullaea corioensis, Cucullaea crassatina, Cucullaea eichwaldi, Cucullaea ellioti, Cucullaea equidens, Cucullaea erda, Cucullaea farsensis, Cucullaea freia, Cucullaea gabbi, Cucullaea gigantea, Cucullaea glabra, Cucullaea granulosa, Cucullaea harttii, Cucullaea isolda, Cucullaea labiata, Cucullaea laubei, Cucullaea lirata, Cucullaea littlei, Cucullaea macerata, Cucullaea marshalli, Cucullaea mathewsonii, Cucullaea minchinhamptonensis, Cucullaea monodi, Cucullaea morani, Cucullaea multicostata, Cucullaea nipponica, Cucullaea obliqua, Cucullaea pachygastris, Cucullaea pamotanensis, Cucullaea patagonensis, Cucullaea perijana, Cucullaea ponderosa, Cucullaea seisiana, Cucullaea sindangbaranensis, Cucullaea striatiumbonata, Cucullaea subglabra, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea transversa, Cucullaea tschapitana, Cucullaea worthingtoni, Cucullaea youngi, Cucullea auingeri, Cucullea polyglypha, Idonearca deatsvillensis, Idonearca kingsensis, Idonearca murrayi, Idonearca powersi

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder