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Vacunella waterhousei

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Vacunellidae

Taxonomy
Myonia waterhousei was named by Dun (1932). Its type specimen is AMF 6589, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Farley Railway Station, Farley (AM collection), which is in an Artinskian marine siliciclastic in the Farley Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Australomya waterhousei by Runnegar (1969); it was recombined as Vacunella waterhousei by Runnegar (1967) and Waterhouse (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Myonia waterhousei Dun p. 412 figs. Pl. 52 f. 3
1967Vacunella waterhousei Runnegar p. 69 figs. Pl 10, fig 1
1969Australomya waterhousei Runnegar p. 285
1983Vacunella waterhousei Waterhouse p. 166 figs. Pl 5, fig 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyPleuromyoideaDall 1900
familyVacunellidaeAstafieva-Urbajtis 1973
genusVacunella
specieswaterhousei()

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