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Brevinucula

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Brevinucula was named by Thiele (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nuculidae by Vokes (1980), Dockery (1982) and Huber (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Brevinucula Thiele
1980Brevinucula Vokes p. 2
1982Brevinucula Dockery p. 27
2002Brevinucula Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Brevinucula Huber p. 85

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusBrevinuculaThiele 1934

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