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Nuculavus levatiformis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula levatiforme was named by Walcott (1884).

It was corrected as Nucula levatiformis by Clifton (1942); it was recombined as Palaeonucula levatiformis by Chronic (1953), Winters (1963), Mayou (1967) and Yancey (1969); it was recombined as Nuculavus levatiformis by Yancey (1978), Kues (1991) and Sterren (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Nucula levatiforme Walcott p. 241 figs. Pl 22, figs 1,1a
1942Nucula levatiformis Clifton
1953Palaeonucula levatiformis Chronic p. 151 figs. Pl 33, figs 2a-b
1963Palaeonucula levatiformis Winters p. 49 figs. Pl 6, figs 4-7b
1967Palaeonucula levatiformis Mayou p. 118 figs. Pl 1, fig 10
1969Palaeonucula levatiformis Yancey p. 6 figs. 18-20
1978Nuculavus levatiformis Yancey p. 316 figs. Pl 7, figs 6-10
1991Nuculavus levatiformis Kues p. 232 figs. 2.1-2.4
2000Nuculavus levatiformis Sterren p. 428 figs. 9A, 9B

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusNuculavusTschernyschev 1943
specieslevatiformis(Walcott 1884)

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