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Paleyoldia levistriata

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Sareptidae

Taxonomy
Leda (Yoldia) levistriata was named by Meek and Worthen (1860) [Leda (Yoldia?) levistriata]. It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Yoldia levistriata by Meek and Worthen (1866); it was recombined as Paleyoldia levistriata by Busanus and Hoare (1991).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Leda (Yoldia) levistriata Meek and Worthen p. 457
1866Yoldia levistriata Meek and Worthen p. 282 figs. P1. 20 f. 7a-b
1991Paleyoldia levistriata Busanus and Hoare p. 466 figs. 3.2-3.5

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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
familySareptidaeAdams 1860
subfamilyYoldiinae(Dall 1908)
genusPaleyoldia
specieslevistriata()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. W. Busanus and R. D. Hoare 1991Paleyoldia with very fine, comarginal lirae (30-45 per mm dorsally and 25-35 per mm ventrally) separated by flattened interspaces of nearly same width as lirae; beak slightly anterior to midlength; posterior extremity moderately attenuate.