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Megayoldia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Sareptidae

Taxonomy
Megayoldia was named by Verrill and Bush (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R Sepkoski's reference number: 816]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Yoldia (Megayoldia) by Zhidkova (1968).

It was assigned to Yoldia by Zhidkova (1968); to Yoldiinae by Coan et al. (2000); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Yoldiidae by Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Megayoldia Verrill and Bush
1968Yoldia (Megayoldia) Zhidkova p. 78
2000Megayoldia Coan et al. pp. 109, 114
2002Megayoldia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Megayoldia Mikkelsen

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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)
genusMegayoldiaVerrill and Bush 1897

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