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Nuculana Link 1807 (mollusk)

Bivalvia

PaleoDB taxon number: 16083

Synonyms: Crassoleda Savitskii 1969 (no. 86022), Leda Schumacher 1817 (no. 66037)

Parent taxon: Nuculanidae according to T. J. Wild and J. D. Stilwell 2016

Sister taxa: Acilana, Acutispinula, Australoportlandia, Bathyspinula, Calorhadia, Costelloleda, Dacryomya, Eleganuculana, Ezonuculana, Hilgardia, Indonuculana, Ledella, Litorhadia, Mesosaccella, Multidentata, Nuculaninae, Orthoyoldia, Phestia, Polidevcia, Poroleda, Poroledidae, Praeportlandia, Propeleda, Saccella, Scissuladrana, Spineilo, Veteranella, Clidophorus, Xiaoshuiculana, Qiongzhounia, Ledellina

Subtaxa: Crassoleda crassatelloides, Leda (Leda), Leda (Spinula), Leda alaeformis, Leda alkiensis, Leda barranca, Leda bavarica, Leda becki, Leda borsoni, Leda cahillensis, Leda calcarensis, Leda carolinensis, Leda catasarca, Leda caudata, Leda claviformis, Leda cochlearella, Leda coelata, Leda coelatoides, Leda crassiparva, Leda decorata, Leda deffneri, Leda distincta, Leda excavata, Leda fabata, Leda gabrielis, Leda glabra, Leda haunsbergensis, Leda houstonia, Leda ingens, Leda kittensis, Leda lacryma, Leda leia, Leda lincolnensis, Leda lucida, Leda magna, Leda magnopsis, Leda merriami, Leda milleri, Leda minuta, Leda minuta, Leda nitida, Leda obolella, Leda ochsneri, Leda opulenta, Leda oxyrhyncha, Leda ozarkola, Leda packardi, Leda pistorupes, Leda plana, Leda projecta, Leda protexta, Leda pygmaea, Leda radiata, Leda rangei, Leda schiavi, Leda semenoides, Leda semistriata, Leda stewardi, Leda striatella, Leda striatula, Leda subtrigona, Leda sulcellata, Leda translucida, Leda trumani, Leda vaderensis, Leda vanuxemi, Leda vaticani, Leda vogdesi, Leda wautubbeana, Leda wissmanniana, Leda zelima, Leda zitteli, Nucula (Leda) subzelima, Nuculana (Costanuculana), Nuculana (Lembulus), Nuculana (Nuculana), Nuculana (Politoleda), Nuculana (Praesaccella), Nuculana (Scaeoleda), Nuculana (Tenuileda), Nuculana (Thestyleda), Nuculana acuta, Nuculana acutilineata, Nuculana akidota, Nuculana alpina, Nuculana andrewi, Nuculana antarctirostrata, Nuculana asiatica, Nuculana biangulata, Nuculana chapmani, Nuculana coelatella, Nuculana concentrica, Nuculana cowlitzensis, Nuculana crassiparva, Nuculana cultellus, Nuculana cuneata, Nuculana curvirostris, Nuculana decora, Nuculana dewalquei, Nuculana elmana, Nuculana emarginata, Nuculana etheridgei, Nuculana excavata, Nuculana fluvilutea, Nuculana forcarti, Nuculana fossa, Nuculana gnomon, Nuculana gracillima, Nuculana grasslei, Nuculana jamaicensis, Nuculana konishii, Nuculana liciata, Nuculana mariae, Nuculana miaocunensis, Nuculana minima, Nuculana minuta, Nuculana moriyai, Nuculana multilineata, Nuculana oxia, Nuculana oxyrhyncha, Nuculana parkei, Nuculana parva, Nuculana pernula, Nuculana posterolaevia, Nuculana praeradiata, Nuculana probellula, Nuculana redondoensis, Nuculana rostellata, Nuculana rostratruncata, Nuculana semen, Nuculana semicrenulata, Nuculana smithvillensis, Nuculana socialis, Nuculana spheniopsis, Nuculana sphenopsis, Nuculana subquadrata, Nuculana subtrigonalis, Nuculana thompsoni, Nuculana timorensis, Nuculana transversa, Nuculana triangulata, Nuculana trivitate, Nuculana trumani, Nuculana undosa, Nuculana undulostriata, Nuculana verrilliana, Nuculana vexillata, Nuculana virgo, Nuculana vitrea, Nuculana waterhousei, Nuculana wautebbeana, Nuculana wautubbeana, Nuculana waynensis, Nuculana whitmani, Nuculana willetti, Nuculana williamettensis

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Type: Arca rostrata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder