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Ekstadia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Ekstadia was named by Soot-Ryen (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 95,1117].

It was assigned to Malletiidae by Cox et al. (1969); to Praenuculidae by Vokes (1980); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Ekstadia Soot-Ryen p. 501
1969Ekstadia Cox et al. p. N233
1980Ekstadia Vokes p. 221
2002Ekstadia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyMalletiidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusEkstadiaSoot-Ryen 1964

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