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Saccella packardi

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Leda packardi was named by Forbes (1848) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Barbados.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is UCMP 1558, which is in a Paleocene marine horizon in the Martinez Formation of California.

It was recombined as Saccella packardi by Woodring (1973).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Leda packardi Forbes p. 566 figs. figs. 2, 3
1973Saccella packardi Woodring p. 492

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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
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusSaccellaWoodring 1925
speciespackardi(Forbes 1848)

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