Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Neilonella

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Tindariidae

Taxonomy
Leda (Neilonella) was named by Dall (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 991]. It is extant. Its type is Leda (Neilonella) corpulenta.

It was reranked as Neilonella by Coan et al. (2000), Todd (2001), Sepkoski (2002) and Mikkelsen (2006).

It was assigned to Leda by Dall (1881); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Neilonellidae by Coan et al. (2000), Todd (2001), Spencer et al. (2004) and Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Leda (Neilonella) Dall
2000Neilonella Coan et al. p. 104
2001Neilonella Todd
2002Neilonella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leda (Neilonella) Spencer et al.
2006Neilonella Mikkelsen

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyMalletioideaAdams and Adams 1857
familyTindariidaeVerrill and Bush 1897
subfamilyNeilonellidae(Schileyko 1989)
genusNeilonella(Dall 1881)

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