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Orthoyoldia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Orthoyoldia was named by Verrill (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1248]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Yoldia (Orthoyoldia) by Kafanov et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Nuculanidae by Gardner (1945) and Vokes (1980); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Yoldia by Kafanov et al. (2005); and to Yoldiidae by Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Orthoyoldia Verrill
1945Orthoyoldia Gardner p. 49
1980Orthoyoldia Vokes p. 6
2002Orthoyoldia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Yoldia (Orthoyoldia) Kafanov et al. p. 6
2006Orthoyoldia Mikkelsen

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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
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusOrthoyoldiaVerrill 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