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Ennucula tenisoni

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula tenisoni was named by Pritchard (1896) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Miocene; Southern Australia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Ennucula tenisoni by Darragh (1970).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
  • Nucula tumida was named by Tenison Woods (1877) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Miocene; Southern Australia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was replaced with Nucula tenisoni by Pritchard (1896).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Nucula tumida Tenison Woods p. 3
1886Nucula tumida Tate p. 127
1896Nucula tenisoni Pritchard p. 128
1970Ennucula tenisoni Darragh p. 149

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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
genusEnnuculaIredale 1931
speciestenisoni(Pritchard 1896)

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