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Family Poroledidae Scarlato and Starobogatov 1979 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 86016

Alternative spelling: Poroledinae

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder