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Nuculopsis oviformis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Cardiolariidae

Taxonomy
Nuculopsis oviformis was named by Waterhouse (1964). Its type specimen is NZGS TM2447 and is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is GS6072, Letham Burn (D44/f9623), which is in a Capitanian marine horizon in the Mangarewa Formation of New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Nuculopsis oviformis Waterhouse p. 634 figs. Pl 96, figs 6-8; text-fig 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
RankNameAuthor
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyCardiolariidae
familyNucularcidae
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusNuculopsis
speciesoviformis

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