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Polidevcia ovata

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Nuculana ovata was named by Laseron (1910). Its type specimen is AM F.20176, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burrier, which is in a Kungurian marine siliciclastic in the Wandrawandian Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Polidevcia ovata by Waterhouse (1964) and Waterhouse (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Nuculana ovata Laseron p. 219 figs. Pl 15, figs 5-7
1945Nuculana ovata Fletcher p. 304 figs. Pl 20, fig 4; pl 21, fig 3
1964Polidevcia ovata Waterhouse p. 638 figs. Pl 96, figs 10-12
1980Polidevcia ovata Waterhouse p. 101

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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
genusPolidevcia(Tschernyschev 1943)
speciesovata()

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