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Acila (Truncacila) demessa

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Acila demessa was named by Finlay (1927) [DISTRIBUTION: Cretaceous; California.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Acila (Truncacila) demessa by Schenck (1936) and Squires and Saul (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Acila demessa Finlay p. 522
1936Acila (Truncacila) demessa Schenck p. 48
2006Acila (Truncacila) demessa Squires and Saul p. 93

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusAcilaAdams and Adams 1858
subgenusTruncacilaGrant and Gale 1931
speciesdemessa(Finlay 1927)

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