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Hokonuia limaeformis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Buchiidae

Taxonomy
Hokonuia limaeformis was named by Trechmann (1917). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Otamita Stream (Bed "C"), which is in a Carnian marine shale in New Zealand. It is the type species of Hokonuia.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Hokonuia limaeformis Trechmann
1927Nuggetia morganiana Wilckens p. 29 figs. Pl 6, figs 1a,b
1960Hokonuia limaeformis Waterhouse p. 438 figs. 21-25,31; text-fig 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
MonotoideiWaterhouse 2001
superfamilyBuchioideaCox 1953
familyBuchiidaeCox 1953
genusHokonuia
specieslimaeformis

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