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Australoportlandia antarctica

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Australoportlandia antarctica was named by Zinsmeister (1984) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Seymour Island, Antarctica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 365479, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Australoportlandia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Australoportlandia antarctica Zinsmeister p. 1504 figs. figs 3F and 3G
1992Australoportlandia antarctica Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 50

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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
genusAustraloportlandia
speciesantarctica

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