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Ledella praelonga

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Leda praelonga was named by Tate (1886) [TYPE LOCALITY: Lower beds, Muddy Creek, Australia]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Ledella praelonga by Darragh (1970).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Leda praelonga Tate p. 132 figs. pl. 12, figs. 4 a-b
1970Ledella praelonga Darragh p. 145

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusLedellaVerrill and Bush 1897
speciespraelonga()

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