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Ennucula tenuis Montagu 1808 (nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 85625

Alternative combinations: Arca tenuis, Nucula (Nucula) tenuis, Nucula tenuis

Synonyms: Leionucula ovatotruncata Scarlato 1981 (no. 85631), Nucula (Ennucula) balboana Hertlein and Grant 1972 (no. 85630), Nucula (Ennucula) microsperma Berry 1947 (no. 85629), Nucula (Leionucula) leptodonta Bernard 1983 (no. 85632), Nucula bellotii Adams 1856 (no. 85626), Nucula expansa Reeve 1855 (no. 87509), Nucula quirica Dall 1916 (no. 85627), Nuculoma belloti Adams 1856 (no. 108843), Nuculoma bellotii Adams 1856 (no. 108830)

Belongs to Ennucula according to A. J. W. Hendy 2017

Sister taxa: Ennucula (Lissanucula), Ennucula aegeensis, Ennucula cardara, Ennucula colombiana, Ennucula convexa, Ennucula corbuloides, Ennucula cumingii, Ennucula dalmasi, Ennucula delphinodonta, Ennucula frigida, Ennucula grayi, Ennucula linki, Ennucula mirifica, Ennucula musculosa, Ennucula niponica, Ennucula obliqua, Ennucula puelcha, Ennucula siberutensis, Ennucula strangei, Ennucula superba, Ennucula tenisoni, Ennucula uruguayensis, Ennucula whatu, Nucula (Ennucula) docilis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): length 4.00, shell 13.4 x 10.7