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Metapalaeoneilo

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoneilo (Metapalaeoneilo) was named by Lamcke (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: S u Sepkoski's reference number: 95].

It was reranked as Metapalaeoneilo by Cox et al. (1969) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Palaeoneilo by Lamcke (1934); to Malletiidae by Cox et al. (1969); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Palaeoneilo (Metapalaeoneilo) Lamcke p. 186
1969Metapalaeoneilo Cox et al. p. N233
2002Metapalaeoneilo 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
genusMetapalaeoneilo(Lamcke 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