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Saccella vagans

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Leda vagans was named by Tate (1887) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; Southern Australia]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Saccella vagans by Darragh (1970).

Synonyms
  • Leda lucida was named by Tenison Woods (1879) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Miocene; Southern Australia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was replaced with Leda vagans by Tate (1887).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Leda lucida Tenison Woods p. 3 figs. fig. 5
1886Leda lucida Tate p. 131
1887Leda vagans Tate p. 188
1970Saccella vagans Darragh p. 150

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusSaccellaWoodring 1925
speciesvagans()

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