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Leda (Lembulus)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Lembulus was named by Leach (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Leda (Lembulus) by Cossmann and Pissarro (1904); it was reranked as Nuculana (Lembulus) by Marasti (1973) and Huber (2010).

It was assigned to Leda by Cossmann and Pissarro (1904); to Nuculanidae by Wienrich (1999); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nuculana by Marasti (1973) and Huber (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Lembulus Leach
1904Leda (Lembulus) Cossmann and Pissarro
1973Nuculana (Lembulus) Marasti p. 99
1999Lembulus Wienrich p. 208
2002Lembulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Nuculana (Lembulus) Huber p. 94

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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
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusLedaLink 1807
subgenusLembulus(Leach 1826)

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