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Nucundata prolonga

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Nucundata prolonga was named by Waterhouse (1964). Its type specimen is NZGS TM3470 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS6071, Letham Burn (D44/f9622), which is in a Capitanian marine horizon in the Mangarewa Formation of New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Nucundata prolonga Waterhouse p. 646 figs. Pl 97, figs 14-17; text-fig 4D

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusNucundata
speciesprolonga

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