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Megayoldia (Portlandella) watasei

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Sareptidae

Taxonomy
Yoldia watasei was named by Kanehara (1937) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; North Pacific.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Yoldia (Portlandella) watasei by Sinelnikova (1991); it was recombined as Megayoldia (Portlandella) watasei by Kafanov et al. (2001).

Synonyms
  • Yoldia deformis was named by Kogan (1939) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; North Pacific.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Megayoldia (Portlandella) watasei by Kafanov et al. (2001).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Yoldia watasei Kanehara
1939Yoldia deformis Kogan
1991Yoldia (Portlandella) watasei Sinelnikova p. 152
2001Megayoldia (Portlandella) watasei Kafanov et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
RankNameAuthor
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familySareptidaeAdams 1860
subfamilyYoldiinae(Dall 1908)
genusMegayoldiaVerrill and Bush 1897
subgenusPortlandella(Stewart 1930)
specieswatasei(Kanehara 1937)

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