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Orthoyoldia psammotaea

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Yoldia psammotaea was named by Dall (1898) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Orthoyoldia psammotaea by Gardner (1945).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Yoldia psammotaea Dall p. 596
1945Orthoyoldia psammotaea Gardner p. 50

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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
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusOrthoyoldiaVerrill 1897
speciespsammotaea(Dall 1898)

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