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Nuculana (Thestyleda)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Thestyleda was named by Iredale (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R; Synonym of Nuculana Link 1807 [Coan et al. 2000]]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Leda (Thestyleda) by Hashimoto (1982); it was synonymized subjectively with Nuculana by Coan et al. (2000); it was reranked as Nuculana (Thestyleda) by Todd (2001).

It was assigned to Leda by Hashimoto (1982); to Nuculana by Todd (2001); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nuculanidae by Vokes (1980), Spencer et al. (2004) and Mikkelsen (2006).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Thestyleda Iredale
1980Thestyleda Vokes p. 7
1982Leda (Thestyleda) Hashimoto figs. Table 14
2001Nuculana (Thestyleda) Todd
2002Thestyleda Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Thestyleda Spencer et al.
2006Thestyleda Mikkelsen

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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
genusNuculanaLink 1807
subgenusThestyleda(Iredale 1929)

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