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Tironucula

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Praenuculidae

Taxonomy
Tironucula was named by Morris and Fortey (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 98]. Its type is Tironucula jugata.

It was assigned to Praenuculidae by Morris and Fortey (1976) and Vokes (1980); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Tironucula Morris and Fortey p. 701
1980Tironucula Vokes p. 220
2002Tironucula 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)
familyPraenuculidaeMcAlester 1968
genusTironucula

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