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Pectinucula

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Pectinucula was named by Quenstdet (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: K l K Maes-u].

It was reranked as Nucula (Pectinucula) by Imlay (1961).

It was assigned to Nucula by Imlay (1961); to Nuculidae by Vokes (1980); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Pectinucula Quenstdet p. 112
1961Nucula (Pectinucula) Imlay p. 40
1980Pectinucula Vokes p. 2
2002Pectinucula Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusPectinuculaQuenstdet 1930

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