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Zeehania jacksoni

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Zeehania jacksoni was named by Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977). Its type specimen is CPC 15495, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Locality 75. Shale at Zeehan Smelters Quarry, Zeehan, which is in an Eastonian transition zone/lower shoreface shale in the Gordon Limestone Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Zeehania.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Zeehania jacksoni Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 19 figs. pl. 3 f. 9-11

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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
genusZeehania
speciesjacksoni

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