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Yoldia (Yoldia) myalis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Taxonomy
Yoldia myalis was named by Couthouy (1838). It is extant.

It was recombined as Nucula myalis by Couthouy (1838); it was recombined as Leda myalis by Woods (1850); it was recombined as Yoldia (Yoldia) myalis by Scarlatto (1981) and Coan et al. (2000).

Synonyms
  • Nucula cascoensis was named by Mighels and Adams (1842) [HISTORY: Synonym of Y. (Y.) myalis (Couthouy 1838) [Coan et al. 2000].]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Nucula myalis by Coan et al. (2000).
  • Yoldia vancouverensis was named by Smith (1880) [HISTORY: Synonym of Y. (Y.) myalis (Couthouy 1838) [Coan et al. 2000].]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Nucula myalis by Coan et al. (2000).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Nucula myalis Couthouy
1842Nucula cascoensis Mighels and Adams
1850Leda myalis Woods p. 90
1880Yoldia vancouverensis Smith p. 289
1981Yoldia (Yoldia) myalis Scarlatto
2000Yoldia (Yoldia) myalis Coan et al. p. 111

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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
familyYoldiidaeHabe 1977
genusYoldiaMöller 1842
subgenusYoldiaMoeller 1842
speciesmyalis(Couthouy 1838)

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