|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae
It was reranked as Yoldia (Palaeoneilo) by Meek (1871).
It was assigned to Yoldia by Meek (1871); to Nuculidae by Isberg (1934); to Nuculanacea by Ambler (1992); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Malletiidae by Harrison and Harrison (1975), Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977), Hayami and Kase (1977), Vokes (1980), Fang (2006) and Scholz et al. (2008).
|Year||Name and author|
|1869||Palaeoneilo Hall and Whitfield|
|1871||Yoldia (Palaeoneilo) Meek|
|1881||Synek Barrande p. 162|
|1975||Palaeoneilo Harrison and Harrison p. 213|
|1977||Palaeoneilo Hayami and Kase|
|1977||Palaeoneilo Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson p. 16|
|1980||Palaeoneilo Vokes p. 4|
|1980||Palaeoneilo qinglongensis Wen and Xu p. 11|
|1992||Palaeoneilo Ambler p. 412|
|2002||Palaeoneilo Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2002||Synek Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2008||Palaeoneilo Scholz et al.|
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