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Nuculidae

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Nuculidae is a family of small saltwater clams in the order Nuculida. Species in this family are commonly known as nut clams.[1]

The nomenclature of the Western European species in this family is still uncertain. Their systematics has been based mainly on their feces.[2]

Genera

Genera brought into synonymy
  • Lionucula Thiele, 1934 synonym of Ennucula Iredale, 1931
  • Nuculoma Cossmann, 1907 : synonym of Ennucula Iredale, 1931
  • Polyodonta Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 : synonym of Nucula Lamarck, 1799

References

  1. ^ Mikkelsen, Paula M. (2008). Seashells of southern Florida : living marine mollusks of the Florida keys and adjacent regions, bivalves. Rüdiger Bieler. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-11606-8. OCLC 78071775.
  2. ^ WoRMS (2011). Nuculidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204 on 2011-05-04
  • Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1979 ISBN 0-00-216906-1
  • Bieler R. & Mikkelsen P. 2006. Bivalvia – a look at the Branches. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 223–235
  • Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. pp. 113–133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184.. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp.
  • Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca
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Nuculidae: Brief Summary

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Nuculidae is a family of small saltwater clams in the order Nuculida. Species in this family are commonly known as nut clams.

The nomenclature of the Western European species in this family is still uncertain. Their systematics has been based mainly on their feces.

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