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Poroleda

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Poroleda was named by Hutton (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 545]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Nuculana (Poroleda) by Covacevich and Frassinetti (1986).

It was assigned to Nuculana by Covacevich and Frassinetti (1986); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nuculanidae by Vokes (1980), Coan et al. (2000) and Spencer et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Poroleda Hutton
1930Lamellileda Cotton
1980Poroleda Vokes p. 7
1986Nuculana (Poroleda) Covacevich and Frassinetti p. 48
2000Poroleda Coan et al. p. 122
2002Poroleda Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Poroleda Spencer et al.

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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
genusPoroledaHutton 1893

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