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Neilo maxwelli

Bivalvia - Protobranchia

Taxonomy
Neilo maxwelli was named by Stilwell and Zinsmeister (1992) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Seymour Island, Antarctica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 441593, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is La Meseta Fm Telm 3, which is in a Ypresian delta plain sandstone in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Neilo maxwelli Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 52 figs. pl. 1, fig. i

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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
subfamilyMalletiinaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusNeiloAdams 1854
speciesmaxwelli

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available