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Acila (Truncacila) castrensis Hinds 1843 (divaricate nutclam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 85611

Alternative combinations: Acila castrensis, Nucula (Acila) castrensis, Nucula castrensis

Synonyms: Acila (Truncacila) beringiana Slodkevisch 1967 (no. 85614), Acila empirensis Howe 1922 (no. 85613), Nucula lyalli Baird 1863 (no. 85612)

Belongs to Acila (Truncacila) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Acila (Truncacila) allisoni, Acila (Truncacila) bellula, Acila (Truncacila) bivirgata, Acila (Truncacila) cobboldae, Acila (Truncacila) conradi, Acila (Truncacila) dalli, Acila (Truncacila) demessa, Acila (Truncacila) galinae, Acila (Truncacila) grahami, Acila (Truncacila) haidana, Acila (Truncacila) hokkaidoensis, Acila (Truncacila) jucunda, Acila (Truncacila) moneronica, Acila (Truncacila) muta, Acila (Truncacila) nagaoi, Acila (Truncacila) osugii, Acila (Truncacila) princeps, Acila (Truncacila) rosaria, Acila (Truncacila) schencki, Acila (Truncacila) shumardi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): length 8.00