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Ennucula musculosa

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Ennucula musculosa was named by Anelli et al. (2006) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Antarctica.]. Its type specimen is GP/IT 2039, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Cape Melville Fm -Penguin Rookery section, King George Island, which is in a Miocene offshore sandstone in the Cape Melville Formation of Antarctica.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Ennucula musculosa Anelli et al. p. 119 figs. figs. 4a-g

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusEnnuculaIredale 1931
speciesmusculosa

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available