Key:  Family Nuculidae

Phylum Mollusca
  Class Bivalvia
    Subclass Protobranchia
      Order Nuculoida

Taken primarily from  Kozloff, 1987, 1996 p.  266 (Copyright 1987, 1996, University of Washington Press.  Used in this web page by permission of University of Washington Press)
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1a Valves with a distinct radial sculpturing that forms chevronlike patterns Acila (Truncacila) castrensis
1b Valves without radial sculpturing (only concentric growth lines are present) (Nucula tenuis in original key) Ennucula (Leionucula) tenuis

Taxonomic Levels Represented in This Key:

  Acila (Truncacila) castrensis

  Ennucula (Leionucula) tenuis

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