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Nuculoidea

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nuculoidea was named by Williams and Berger (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1117].

It was assigned to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nuculidae by Cox et al. (1969), Vokes (1980) and Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Nuculoidea Williams and Berger p. 173
1969Nuculoidea Cox et al. p. N231
1980Nuculoidea Vokes p. 2
2002Nuculoidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Nuculoidea Mikkelsen

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusNuculoideaWilliams and Berger 1916

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