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Pseudoportlandia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Pseudoportlandia was named by Woodring (1925) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Mi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 899].

It was reranked as Nuculana (Pseudoportlandia) by Marwick (1942).

It was assigned to Nuculana by Marwick (1942); to Nuculanidae by Vokes (1980); to Nuculaninae by Maxwell (1992); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Pseudoportlandia Woodring
1942Nuculana (Pseudoportlandia) Marwick p. 268
1980Pseudoportlandia Vokes p. 7
1992Pseudoportlandia Maxwell pp. 56, 57
2002Pseudoportlandia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
subfamilyNuculaninaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusPseudoportlandiaWoodring 1925

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