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Nuculana  Link, 1807
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79188

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Costelloleda Hertlein and Strong, 1940
    Leda Schumacher, 1817
    Jupiteria Bellardi, 1875
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassProtobranchia Pelseneer, 1889  
                         FamilyNuculanidae Meek, 1864  
                            GenusNuculana Link, 1807  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Nuculana acuta (Conrad, 1832) – pointed nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana amiata (Dall, 1916) – rostrate nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana aspecta (Dall, 1927)  
                               Species Nuculana bipennis (Dall, 1927)  
                               Species Nuculana callimene (Dall, 1908) – moon nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana carpenteri (Dall, 1881) – carpenter nutclam, smooth nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana caudata (Donovan, 1801) – tailed nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana cellulita (Dall, 1896) – fine-lined nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana cestrota (Dall, 1889) – hammer nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana concentrica (Say, 1824) – concentric nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana conceptionis (Dall, 1896)  
                               Species Nuculana crenulata (A. Adams, 1856)  
                               Species Nuculana dalli Krause, 1885  
                               Species Nuculana elenensis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) – Ecuador nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana extenuata (Dall, 1897)  
                               Species Nuculana gomphoidea (Dall, 1916)  
                               Species Nuculana hamata (Carpenter, 1864) – hooked nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana jacksoni (Gould, 1841) – jackson nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana jamaicensis (d'Orbigny, 1842) – Jamaica nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana leonina (Dall, 1896)  
                               Species Nuculana liogona (Dall, 1916)  
                               Species Nuculana messanensis (Sequenza, 1877) – messanean nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana minuta (Muller, 1776) – minute nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana navisa (Dall, 1916) – ship nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana orixa (Dall, 1927)  
                               Species Nuculana ornata   
                               Species Nuculana oxia (Dall, 1916) – pacific nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana parva (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) – dwarf nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana penderi (Dall and Bartsch, 1910) – pender nutclam, sharp-point nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana pernula (Müller, 1779) – northern nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana platessa   
                               Species Nuculana radiata (Krause, 1885) – rayed nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana spargana (Dall, 1916) – san diego nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana subaequilatera (Jeffreys, 1879) – unequal nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana tamara Gorbunov, 1946  
                               Species Nuculana taphria (Dall, 1896) – furrowed nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana tenuisulcata (Couthouy, 1838) – thin nutclam 
                               Species Nuculana verrilliana (Dall, 1886) – verrill nutclam, barbed nutclam 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nuculana   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Nuculana   

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