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Pronucula atkinsoni

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Portlandia atkinsoni was named by Johnston (1880) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Oligocene-Early Miocene; Tasmania.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nucula atkinsoni by Tate (1886); it was recombined as Pronucula atkinsoni by Darragh (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Portlandia atkinsoni Johnston p. 39
1886Nucula atkinsoni Tate p. 127
1970Pronucula atkinsoni Darragh p. 130

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusPronuculaLamarck 1799
speciesatkinsoni(Johnston 1880)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available