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Nuculites wattii

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Isoarca wattii was named by Tate (1896). Its type specimen is SAM T 1220a, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nuculites wattii by Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Isoarca wattii Tate p. 108 figs. pl. 2 f. 17a-b
1977Nuculites wattii Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 16 figs. pl. 6 f. 6-7

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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
familyMalletiidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusNuculites
specieswattii()

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