Nuculana minuta

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Nuculana minuta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Nuculoida
Family: Nuculanidae
Genus: Nuculana
Species: N. minuta
Binomial name
Nuculana minuta
(Fabricius, 1776)

Nuculana minuta, or the minute nut clam, is a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Nuculanidae. It can be found along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from Labrador to Maine.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 4.