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Nuculana Link 1807 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16083

Synonyms: Crassoleda Savitskii 1969 (no. 86022), Leda Schumacher 1817 (no. 66037), Nucula (Leda) Schumacher 1817 (no. 394990)

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

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

Subtaxa: Crassoleda crassatelloides, Leda (Leda), Leda (Lembulus), Leda (Spinula), Leda alaeformis, Leda barranca, Leda bavarica, 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 dijki, Leda distincta, Leda elliptica, Leda fabata, Leda houstonia, Leda kittensis, Leda lacryma, Leda leia, Leda lincolnensis, Leda magna, Leda magnopsis, Leda milleri, Leda minuta, Leda nitida, Leda obolella, Leda ochsneri, Leda opulenta, Leda ozarkola, Leda packardi, Leda parkei, Leda pistorupes, Leda plana, Leda praeradiata, Leda projecta, Leda pygmaea, Leda radiata, Leda rangei, Leda renevieri, Leda semenoides, Leda semistriata, Leda stewardi, Leda striatula, Leda subquadrata, Leda subtrigona, Leda subtrigonalis, Leda sulcellata, Leda transversa, Leda trumani, Leda vaderensis, Leda vanuxemi, Leda vogdesi, Leda wautubbeana, Leda wissmanniana, Leda zelima, Leda zitteli, Nucula (Leda) subzelima, Nuculana (Costanuculana), Nuculana (Dacryomya), 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 doris, Nuculana elmana, Nuculana emarginata, Nuculana etheridgei, Nuculana excavata, Nuculana fluvilutea, Nuculana forcarti, Nuculana fossa, Nuculana gnomon, Nuculana gracillima, Nuculana jamaicensis, Nuculana konishii, Nuculana liciata, Nuculana mariae, Nuculana miaocunensis, Nuculana minima, Nuculana minuta, Nuculana moriyai, Nuculana multilineata, Nuculana orcutti, Nuculana oxia, Nuculana oxyrhyncha, Nuculana parkei, Nuculana parva, Nuculana pernula, Nuculana probellula, Nuculana rostellata, Nuculana rostratruncata, Nuculana semen, Nuculana semicrenulata, Nuculana smithvillensis, Nuculana socialis, Nuculana spheniopsis, Nuculana sphenopsis, Nuculana thompsoni, Nuculana timorensis, Nuculana triangulata, Nuculana trivitate, Nuculana trumani, Nuculana undulostriata, Nuculana verrilliana, Nuculana vexillata, Nuculana virgo, Nuculana vitrea, Nuculana waterhousei, Nuculana wautebbeana, Nuculana wautubbeana, Nuculana whitmani, Nuculana willetti, Nuculana williamettensis

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Type: Arca rostrata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder