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Hilgardia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Hilgardia was named by Harris (1946) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-m-u Sepkoski's reference number: 700,914]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Nuculana (Hilgardia) by Palmer and Brann (1965).

It was assigned to Nuculana by Palmer and Brann (1965); to Nuculanidae by Dockery (1980), Vokes (1980) and Squires (2001); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Hilgardia Harris
1965Nuculana (Hilgardia) Palmer and Brann
1980Hilgardia Dockery p. 147
1980Hilgardia Vokes p. 5
2001Hilgardia Squires p. 15
2002Hilgardia 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
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusHilgardiaHarris 1946

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