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Temporal range: Ordovician - Recent 487–0 Ma
Acila cobboldiae.jpg
Two views of a left valve of Acila cobboldiae from the early Pleistocene of the Netherlands
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Protobranchia
Order: Nuculoida
Superfamily: Nuculoidea

Nuculoidea is a superfamily of bivalves. It belongs to the order Nuculoidea. It comprises one living family, Nuculidae and one extinct family Praenuculidae.[1]


  1. ^ Carter, J.G.; et al. (2011). "A Synoptical Classification of the Bivalvia (Mollusca)" (PDF). Paleontological Contributions. 4: 1–47.