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Yoldia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Taxonomy
Yoldia was named by Möller (1842) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant. Its type is Nucula arctica. It is the type genus of Yoldinae.

It was reranked as Leda (Yoldia) by Dall (1889).

It was assigned to Leda by Dall (1889); to Ledidae by Glenn (1904) and Russell and Landes (1937); to Yoldinae by Lintz (1958); to Yoldiinae by Coan et al. (2000); to Sareptidae by Todd (2001); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Nuculanidae by Grant and Gale (1931), Faustman (1964), Skwarko (1967), Hayami (1975), Moore (1976), Vokes (1980), Dockery (1982), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Wienrich (1999) and Spencer et al. (2004); and to Yoldiidae by Beu and Taviani (2013).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Yoldia Möller p. 18
1889Leda (Yoldia) Dall
1904Yoldia Glenn p. 395
1931Yoldia Grant and Gale p. 126
1937Yoldia Russell and Landes p. 133
1958Yoldia Lintz, Jr. p. 109
1964Yoldia Faustman p. 114
1967Yoldia Skwarko p. 15
1975Yoldia Hayami
1976Yoldia Moore p. 44
1980Yoldia Vokes p. 7
1982Yoldia Dockery p. 28
1998Yoldia Lamprell and Healy p. 42
1999Yoldia Wienrich p. 211
2000Yoldia Coan et al. p. 109
2001Yoldia Todd
2002Yoldia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Yoldia Spencer et al.
2013Yoldia Beu and Taviani p. 7

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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
familyYoldiidaeHabe 1977
genusYoldiaMöller 1842

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