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Saccella taphria

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Leda taphria was named by Dall (1896) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Eastern Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Nuculana taphria by Grant and Gale (1931), Valentine (1956) and Kern (1973); it was recombined as Nuculana (Saccella) taphria by Hertlein and Grant (1972) and Huber (2010); it was recombined as Nuculana (Jupiteria) taphria by Coan et al. (2000); it was recombined as Saccella taphria by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Leda taphria Dall p. 70
1931Nuculana taphria Grant and Gale p. 121
1956Nuculana taphria Valentine
1972Nuculana (Saccella) taphria Hertlein and Grant p. 150
1973Nuculana taphria Kern p. 72
2000Nuculana (Jupiteria) taphria Coan et al. p. 89
2010Nuculana (Saccella) taphria Huber p. 97
2012Saccella taphria Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 74

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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
speciestaphria(Dall 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