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Nuculana (Jupiteria) elenensis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Synonyms
  • Leda acapulcensis was named by Pilsbry and Lowe (1932) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Eastern Pacific.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Saccella acapulcensis by Woodring (1973); it was synonymized subjectively with Nuculana (Jupiteria) elenensis by Coan et al. (2000).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Leda elenensis Sowerby I p. 198
1932Leda acapulcensis Pilsbry and Lowe
1973Saccella acapulcensis Woodring p. 492
2000Nuculana (Jupiteria) elenensis Coan et al. p. 88

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
RankNameAuthor
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
subfamilyNuculaninaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusNuculanaBellardi 1875
subgenusJupiteria
specieselenensis(Sowerby I 1833)

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