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Polidevcia arata

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Nucula arata was named by Hall (1852). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Nuculana arata by Girty (1899); it was recombined as Leda arata by Girty (1915); it was recombined as Polidevcia arata by Kues (2004).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Nucula arata Hall p. 413 figs. pl. 2 f. 5a-b
1899Nuculana arata Girty p. 581
1915Leda arata Girty pp. 351 - 352 figs. pl. 31 f. 1-8
2004Polidevcia arata Kues p. 188 figs. 14.19-20

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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)
speciesarata()

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